ACM file format description

Many people often share .acm files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .acm files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .acm files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .acm files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .acm file format.

6 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.acm - Microsoft Audio Compression Manager Codec

The ACM application files are related to Microsoft Audio Compression Manager. The ACM file is a Microsoft Audio Compression Manager Codec.

Application:Microsoft Audio Compression Manager
Category:Application files
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Microsoft Audio Compression Manager Codec related extensions:

  • derp Device Environment Replacement Program
  • bundle Mac OS X Application Plug-in
  • trc Oracle Trace
  • scr Microsoft Windows Screensaver
  • fae Microsoft Office File Access Engine File
  • isu InstallShield Uninstall Script

.acm - Adobe Photoshop Command Button

The ACM data files are related to Adobe Photoshop. The ACM file is an Adobe Photoshop Command Button data. Adobe Photoshop is a graphics editor published by Adobe Systems. It is the market leader for commercial image manipulation.

Application:Adobe Photoshop
Category:Data files
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Adobe Photoshop Command Button related extensions:

  • bex Bizagi Process Modeler Exported Model
  • nopev Navicat for Oracle Export View Result Profile Data
  • datt STK Processed Intermediate Terrain File
  • thf LS-DYNA Time History Database
  • qat Microsoft Office Quick Access Toolbar Data
  • cca Common Component Architecture File

.acm - Infinity Engine Audio Data

The ACM game data files are related to Baldurs Gate. The ACM file is an Infinity Engine Audio Data. Infinity Engine is a game engine which allows the creation of isometric role-playing video games.

Application:Baldurs Gate
Category:Game Data files
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Infinity Engine Audio Data related extensions:

.acm - Visual SourceSafe Module Data

The ACM data files are related to Microsoft Visual SourceSafe. The ACM file is a Visual SourceSafe Module Data. MVSS is a version control system product that delivers restore point and parallel collaboration capabilities, thus allowing application development organizations to work on several versions of software simultaneously.

Application:Microsoft Visual SourceSafe
Category:Data files
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Visual SourceSafe Module Data related extensions:

  • pdv Velocity Process Data
  • tri FreeSurfer Triangular Surface Data
  • pnde Norton Utilities Data
  • dct E-Sword v8 Dictionary Data
  • pxp PhraseExpress Phrase Data
  • ktb BRLTTY Key Tables Data

.acm - eSignal ACM Data

The ACM data files are related to eSignal. The ACM file is an eSignal ACM Data. eSignal is a charting and trading platform that gives all members the opportunity to chart with real-time data, including some specific services.

Category:Data files
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eSignal ACM Data related extensions:

  • ach eSignal Advanced Chart Data
  • ch eSignal CH Data
  • cht eSignal CHT Data
  • dsb eSignal DSB Data
  • efs eSignal Formula Script
  • efslib eSignal EFS Function Library

.acm - Interplay ACM Audio

The ACM audio files are related to FFmpeg. The ACMfile is an Interplay ACM Audio. Interplay ACM is an audio format used in a number of PC games published by Interplay. ACM format used in Baldur's Gate, Fallout and some other computer games.

Category:Audio files
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Interplay ACM Audio related extensions:

  • at9 Sony ATRAC9 Compressed Audio
  • cavs Chinese AVS Video
  • dtscore DTS Core Audio Stream
  • dtsma DTS-HD Master Audio
  • dv-avi Microsoft DV-AVI Video
  • ffm FFmpeg Video Stream

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .acm file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .acm extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .acm files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .acm files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .acm 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .acm file

To set the .acm file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .acm file association. Many applications can open .acm files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .acm file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ac, ach, ack, acl, acn, adm, afm, am, amc, asm, avm, axm, cam, cm, qcm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .acm filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .acm:

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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