An awi file extension is related to the Audacity music editing tool and used for its wave information files.

There is one other file type using
the AWI file extension!

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Software that open awi file

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AWI file extension - Audacity wave information data

What is awi file? How to open awi files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The awi file extension is associated with the Audacity, an audio editing tool for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (macOS) operating systems.

The awi file contains important information about the WAV file, that is created in the Audacity.

The default software associated to open awi file:

Audacity icon

Audacity logoAudacity  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Audacity is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

Audacity is able to:

  • Record live audio.
  • Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
  • AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.
  • Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
  • Numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.

Audacity for Mac icon

Audacity logoAudacity for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:

Audacity for Mac is free multi-track audio editing tool that allows users to record live audio, convert old tapes to modern formats, edit various audio file types, cut, copy, mix audio data and adds various effects, like change speed of audio etc.

Audacity for Linux icon

Audacity logoAudacity for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:

Audacity for Linux is multi-track audio editor and recorder with various features, like recording audio, edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis files, or cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.

Help how to open:

The awi files are used for internal purposes of Audacity program.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .awi file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .awi file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open awi file, edit awi file, convert awi file, view awi file, play awi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting awi files.

Programs that can create awi file - Audacity wave information data

Programs supporting the exension awi on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create awi file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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