- Extension: .hwp
- File type: document
- Description: Hangul document file
- Developer: N/A
- Format: binary data
Problems Opening HWP Files? If you have a File with the .hwp Extension you need specific programs that can open, edit, view and convert this format type. Specific software like an editor, viewer or reader.
What is a .hwp File
An HWP file is Hangul document files.
HWP Files have information of the following types:
- Hangul document files: It is traditionally used for text documents written in Koran word processor called Hangul developed by South Korean company Hancom Inc. Hangul is the name of Korean Alphabet. First version of Hangul was released in 1989. Hangul supports special needs of written Korean language and is very common in South Korea. *.hwp files are text documents created and saved in Hangul word processor.
Programs to Open HWP Files
The first step is to use the double click method or tap in the file icon. If windows finds program associated with the extension HWP it will launch it.
If it doesn’t recognise it it means you don’t have installed the software needed for encrypted message type in your PC or mobile device.
You can use the following software to open, view, edit and convert:
- Hangul (Windows)
- LibreOffice Writer (multiplatform software)
- OpenOffice.org (multiplatform software)
- OpenOffice.org Writer (multiplatform software)
- PrimoOnline (Microsoft Windows)
.hwp related extensions
How to open hwp Files
- First, find your .hwp file in your computer or mobile device.
- Then, you must double click on it if you are using a desktop computer, or tap on it with a mobile device.
- A drop down menu will appear with a list of programs to open with.
- Select one of the programs recommended above: Hangul, Libreoffice, OpenOffice and Primoonline.
- Wait the software to launch.
- View the format.
- Save it if you want to keep it.
How to convert hwp Files
We don’t have any information about hwp conversion or any online converter to other formats.
Problems opening HWP Files: Can’t open?
If you experience problems opening it, windows raises a message: “Microsoft Windows can’t open this file”
Ensure you follow the next tips:
- Ensure the extension .HWP is properly associated with the software when you double click on the file.
- Check that you have installed at least one of the programs need to manage these files.
- Update the program to get the last version.
- Ensure you have all the computer privileges, you are admin or you have all needed privileges.
How to create a HWP File
You can create it with The Hangul Software.
How to Delete? Is it Safe?
You can delete it safely but you will loose the information of the original message.
About .hwp extension
In filesextension.com we explain yo what is a file with the .HWP suffix, how to edit, view, open and convert it.
The Hangul Document files format can be opened with the programs above in windows, mac and linux.
Contact us through the contact page if you have additional information, comment or need help about the HWP format or software related.