File Type Generic IconPocket Word Document
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Word processing document created by Microsoft Word for Windows Mobile edition (a.k.a. "Pocket Word"); used by Pocket PC PDAs running Microsoft Windows Mobile; similar to a standard Word (.DOC) document, but does not support headers, footers, captions, footnotes, or comments.

PWI files can typically be opened on a PC with Microsoft Word, but the ink data saved in the file may not be recognized. Some older versions of Microsoft Works can open Pocket Word documents.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Outlook

IconMicrosoft Word for Windows

IconMicrosoft OneNote


IconMicrosoft Word for Mac

Updated July 26, 2007