.HWP File Extension

.HWP File Extension

File Type 1

Hangul (Korean) Text Document

Developer N/A
3.2  |  101 Votes
Category Text Files
Format Text

What is an HWP file?

An HWP file is a text document written in Hangul, the alphabet of the Korean language. You can open it using any text editor, but you may have to install an Asian font pack to view the file's contents correctly.

More Information

This kind of HWP file is now uncommon. If you have an HWP file, it is more likely to be a Hanword Document.

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Programs that open HWP files

Updated July 13, 2020
File Type 2

Hanword Document

Developer Hancom
3.6  |  36 Votes
Category Text Files
Format Binary

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.

How to open an HWP file

You can use Planamesa NeoOffice (Mac), IMSI TurboPDF (Windows), and Polaris Office Web Hangul (Web) to open HWP files. You can also convert HWP files to .DOCX files using Hanword HWP document converter for Microsoft Word. This tool is available to download for free from Microsoft.

Programs that open or reference HWP files

Updated March 17, 2021

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