PWI File Extension

Pocket Word Document File Type

Extension .pwi
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (7 Votes)
Mime Type text/x-pascal
Default Program Microsoft Outlook
Category Text Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a PWI File Type?

Microsoft Outlook 'Notes "View can be used to view PWI files when synchronizing with a Windows Mobile device. Ensure that the notes are synchronized @[email protected], then synchronize-with Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC), and then view the notes in Outlook. Microsoft ActiveSync was used to open PWI files in conjunction with Microsoft Word. ActiveSync has provided a Word-plug-in that allows Word to open documents. With the release of WMDC, however, PWI n'support is more available.

Some PWI files can be opened on a PC with Microsoft Word. However, the ink data may not display correctly. OneNote 2003 can read handwritten notes and text in PWI files. Some older versions of Microsoft can open Pocket Word documents, including Works 7.0.

InkWriter / Note Taker documents are also called PWI files.



PWI file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as Pocket Word Document. PWI has been classified as Text Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open PWI files in Microsoft Outlook program.

Free online PWI Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .PWI (Pocket Word Document) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to PWI, merge, split and compare the PWI files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

PWI Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Pocket Word Document .PWI File Extensions while opening the .PWI files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open PWI Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Pocket Word Document on your system such as Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Associate default Microsoft Microsoft Outlook program for *.pwi (Pocket Word Document) files.

    Associate PWI Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.PWI (e.g example.pwi) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Microsoft Microsoft Outlook program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .pwi files.

    Associate PWI Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.PWI (e.g example.pwi) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Microsoft Microsoft Outlook program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Microsoft Outlook extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for PWI File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the PWI files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open PWI File on Windows

Software License Developer
ElcomSoft Proactive System Password Recovery image. ElcomSoft Proactive System Password Recovery 000 for Windows  Open elcomsoft proactive system password recovery website. Free Trial ElcomSoft Proactive System Password Recovery
Microsoft Office image. Microsoft Office 2019 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook image. Microsoft Outlook 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Works image. Microsoft Works 9 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PWI File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Microsoft Office image. Microsoft Office 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook image. Microsoft Outlook 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word for Mac image. Microsoft Word for Mac 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PWI file on Linux

Software License Developer

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PWI file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PWI file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PWI file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

PWI file extension icon image.About PWI - Pocket Word Document

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Pocket Word Document with *.PWI suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

Our professional team members at FileProInfo have been individually researched and verified the details for PWI. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 8/1/2022


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