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AIR file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.air - Adobe AIR Installation Package

The AIR archive files are related to Adobe AIR. AIR file is an Adobe AIR Installation Package. Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a cross-platform runtime environment for building rich Internet applications using Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, HTML, or Ajax, that can be deployed as a desktop application.

Adobe AIR
Archive files
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Adobe AIR Installation Package related extensions:
Acronis Backup v12 Archive
7-Zip Split Archive Part 3
7-Zip Split Archive Part 2
LZMA Compressed File
Gzip Compressed CPIO Archive
7-Zip Archive

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

Can't open a .air 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 .air file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ai, aid, aif, aig, ait, ajr, akr, alr, ar, ari, aur, iar, ir, wir, xir

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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