AN8 file format description

Many people often share .an8 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 .an8 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .an8 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .an8 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .an8 file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.an8 - Anim8or Document

The AN8 document files are related to Anim8or. The AN8 file is an Anim8or Document. Anim8or is a free 3d animation and modeling program. A .an8 file is stored as a text file and can be viewed and edited by a simple text editor such at Notepad.

Document files
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Anim8or Document related extensions:
Anim8or Script
Anim8or 3D Model

Naturally, other applications may also use the .an8 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .an8 files. Be especially cautious with .an8 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .an8 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 .an8 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. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

a8, ab8, an, ani, ano

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .an8 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 .an8:

ABstat Data
Windows Animated Cursor
CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data
Valve Source Model Animation Data
Transport Fever Game Animation Data
Cubicomp PictureMaker Animation Data

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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