Files with azw3 file extension may be found as e-book used in the latest Amazon Kindle digital reader. A format exclusive to Kindle, similar to EPUB.

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AZW3 file extension - Amazon Kindle eBook

What is azw3 file? How to open azw3 files?

File type specification:

E-book file type icon E-book file type

The azw3 file extension is mainly associated with the Amazon Kindle, an e-book reading device and e-book reading applications for various platforms.

A typical azw3 file stores e-book in Amazon Kindle e-book format (also known as Amazon Kindle Format 8 - KF8), which similar to Mobipocket eBook image file format, also supports new formatting features, such as HTML5, CSS3 and DRM protection, etc.

Sometimes simple azw suffix is used for the same format, but that is rather uncommon.

The default software associated to open azw3 file:

Amazon Kindle for PC icon, Inc. logoAmazon Kindle for PC  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:, Inc.

Amazon Kindle for PC is software reader for Amazon e-books. Kindle is able to access your Kindle books, automatically synchronizes annotations between devices, creates highlights, notes, bookmarks etc.

Amazon Kindle for Mac icon, Inc. logoAmazon Kindle for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:, Inc.

Amazon Kindle for Mac is e-book reader and Kindle e-book manager for Mac OS X. It is able to access into Kindle book store with more than 775,000 books.

Amazon Kindle icon, Inc. logoAmazon Kindle  Amazon Kindle software

Company or developer:, Inc.

Kindle is an portable e-book reading device from Amazon. It is used to download, browse, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines. Kinde supports mainly AZW and MOBI files, but you can convert other formats to be readable in Kindle, including DOC, HTML, PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP or ZIP.

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Help how to open:

Use Amazon Kindle e-book reader, Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, or Amazon Kindle applications to view content of the *.azw3 eBooks.

AZW3 format can also be viewed in several 3rd party ebook management or viewer tools, including Calibre.

How to convert:

If you need, Use Calibre, or Hamster Free eBook Converter to convert .azw3 files to other e-book or document file formats. Works for non-DRM protected ebooks only.

Find conversions from azw3 file:

azw3 to azw

azw3 to doc

azw3 to epub

azw3 to indd

azw3 to mobi

azw3 to mp3

azw3 to pdf

Find converter to azw3 file type:

azw1 to azw3

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mobi to azw3

pdf to azw3

prc to azw3

List of software applications associated to the .azw3 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 azw3 file, edit azw3 file, convert azw3 file, view azw3 file, play azw3 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 azw3 files.

azw3 file viewer - programs that view azw3 file - Amazon Kindle eBook

Programs supporting the exension azw3 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view azw3 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

Blackberry mobile phones and devices:

Amazon Kindle:

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