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ANI file format description

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

5 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ani - Windows Animated Cursor

The ANI graphic files are related to Microsoft Windows. The ANI file is a Windows Animated Cursor. Microsoft Windows is a group of Operating Systems manufactured by Microsoft.

Microsoft Windows
Graphic files
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Windows Animated Cursor related extensions:
Insta360 Panoramic Image
Atari ST PaintShop Image
Atari 8-bit INT95a Image
Atari 8-bit ING 15 Image
Silicon Graphics RGB Image
GeneSnap Image

.ani - Valve Source Model Animation Data

The ANI development files are related to Valve Source SDK. The ANI file is a Valve Source Model Animation Data. ANI is the extension for Source's proprietary model animations data format The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2.

Valve Source SDK
Development files
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Valve Source Model Animation Data related extensions:
ChromeEd Forester Data Script
BuRg3r Source Code
htp Source File
CLEO Custom Script
PDP-10 Source Compare Data
Oracle PLD Library

.ani - Transport Fever Game Animation Data

The ANI game data files are related to Transport Fever. The ANI file is a Transport Fever Game Animation Data. Transport Fever is a railroad-focused tycoon game for Microsoft Windows.

Transport Fever
Game Data files
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Transport Fever Game Animation Data related extensions:
Sonic Adventure DX Game Data
Combat Flight Simulator Game Data
Jagged Alliance 2 Game Data
Kerbal Space Program Mesh Data
Kerbal Space Program Saved Game
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Game Data

.ani - Painkiller Overdose Game Animation

The ANI game data files are related to Painkiller Overdose. The ANI file is a Painkiller Overdose Game Animation. Painkiller: Overdose is a stand-alone expansion pack for the first-person shooter video game Painkiller.

Painkiller Overdose
Game Data files
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Painkiller Overdose Game Animation related extensions:
Sumotori Dreams Arena Data
Need for Speed Shift GUI Data
Assetto Corsa Car Data
Infinity Engine Script
SimAnt for Windows Saved Game
For Honor EasyAntiCheat Data

.aniso - CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data

The ANISO data files are related to CRYSTALS. The ANISO file is a CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data. CRYSTALS is a software package for single crystal X-ray structure refinement and analysis.

Data files
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CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data related extensions:
CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data
CRYSTALS Difference Fourier Data
CRYSTALS Isotropic Refinement Data
CRYSTALS Initial Data
CRYSTALS Reflections Data

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

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

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

abi, agi, ahi, ai, ain, ami, an, anl, ano, nai, ni, qni, wni, xni

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Amica Paint Image
NetObjects Fusion Preview
AMI BIOS Firmware Update
Generations Family Tree Data
Alphacam Nest List
Wisco RC21 Virtual Com Port Settings

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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