ANC file format description

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

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.anc - Alphacam NC Program

The ANC data files are related to Alphacam. The ANC file is an Alphacam NC Program. Alphacam is a leading CAD/CAM software solution for the Woodworking industry.

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Alphacam NC Program related extensions:
Alphacam Diecut VB Macro
Alphacam Diecut Drawing
Alphacam Diecut Param Macro
Alphacam Diecut Post Data
Alphacam Diecut Tool Data
Alphacam Wire EDM VB Macro

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

Can't open a .anc 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 .anc 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:

abc, ac, acn, agc, ahc, amc, an, and, anf, ans, anv, anx, nac, nc, qnc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .anc 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 .anc:

LithTech 3D Game Model
ANSI Art Text
Zinc Emulator Plugin
Act! Database Index
AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer Captured Data
Mastercam Numerical Control 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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