.AZW3 File Extension

Amazon KF8 eBook File

General Information

Title AZW3 File Extension
Extension .azw3
Full Form Amazon KF8 eBook File
File Type eBook File
Developer Amazon
MIME Type application/vnd.amazon.mobi8-ebook

File Function

Primary Function Store eBooks
Additional Functions Supports complex layouts, Rich formatting
Features DRM capability, Enhanced typesetting

File Characteristics

Quality High resolution
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable With software

Use Cases

eBook Reading Yes
Document Distribution Yes
Publishing Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks DRM protected
Best Practices Backup, Authorized devices

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2011
Latest Version Variable with device

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .mobi, .epub, .pdf

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Kindle Previewer Free Windows, Mac
Calibre Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Amazon Kindle Free Windows, Mac, iOS, Android