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.HWP File Extension

File Type 1Hanword Document

2.7 (12 Votes)
CategoryText Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an HWP file?

An HWP file is a document created by Hanword (formerly Hangul Word Processor), a Korean word processing application. It contains document formatting, graphics, and text. HWP files are used specifically for saving documents written in Hangul, which is the native alphabet of the Korean language.

More Information

You can use Planamesa NeoOffice and IMSI TurboPDF to open HWP files. You can also convert HWP files to .DOCX files using Hanword HWP document converter for Microsoft Word 2016. This tool is available to download for free from Microsoft.

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Programs that open HWP files
Updated 8/30/2017

File Type 2Hangul (Korean) Text Document

1.7 (3 Votes)
CategoryText Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.HWP File Association 2

Word processor file written in Hangul, a Korean language; can be opened with a text editor, but may require an Asian font pack to be installed in order to view the contents correctly.

Programs that open HWP files
A text editor
A text editor
Updated 6/20/2009

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