AN_ file format description
Many people share .an_ files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .an_ file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .an_ files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.an_ - Compressed Windows Animated Cursor
The AN_ data files are related to Microsoft Windows. The AN_ file is a Compressed Windows Animated Cursor. Microsoft Windows is a group of Operating Systems manufactured by Microsoft.
- Microsoft Windows
- Data files
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- Compressed Windows Animated Cursor related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .an_ file extension. Even harmful programs can create .an_ files. Be especially cautious with .an_ files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .an_ file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .an_ file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android
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