What is a .AWS File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .aws extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .aws file extension and how to open it.

What is a .AWS file?

The file extension .AWS stands for AutoCAD Work Space File. The developer of this file extension is Autodesk. The format of this file is xml, and it is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .aws file on 1 platform.

How to open a .AWS file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .AWS file on various operating systems.

How to open a .AWS file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .aws file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AWS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .AWS file?

If you are still unable to open the .AWS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AWS file.aws – Ability Plus Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AWS file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows.