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AD file format description

Many people share .ad files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ad file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ad files.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ad - After Dark Screensaver

AD file is an After Dark Screensaver. After Dark is a series of computer screensaver software introduced by Berkeley Systems for the Apple Macintosh, and later for Microsoft Windows.

Data files
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After Dark Screensaver related extensions:

.ad - DSM Application Diagram

The AD development files are related to Visual Studio. AD file is a DSM Application Diagram. The Distributed System Designers (DSM) are a core component of Visual Studio Team Edition for Software Architects and the Visual Studio Team System.

Visual Studio
Development files
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DSM Application Diagram related extensions:
LabVIEW Mathscript
LiPG Parser
Internet Data Administration Script
Microsoft IIS Special Content File
ASP Global Script
SAS Data

.ad - Anno Designer Project

The AD project files are related to Anno Designer. AD file is an Anno Designer Project. Anno Designer is a building layout designer for Ubisoft's Anno-series.

Anno Designer
Project files
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Anno Designer Project related extensions:
WinG Python IDE Project
DeZign for Databases Project
Intel Advisor Project
C-Free Project
Cakewalk Sonar Template

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ad file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ad files. Be especially cautious with .ad files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ad 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.

The .ad file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ac, ae, af, ar, as, av, aw, ax, da, qd, wd, xd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

GNU Autoconf Input File
Applixware Words Document
CaseWare Working Papers Client File
DirectShow Filter Plugin
Gcov Data File
Reality Pump Game Package

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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