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ANIM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.anm - Deluxe Paint Animation

The ANM graphic files are related to ANM Decoder. ANM file is a Deluxe Paint Animation. Deluxe Paint (DPaint) is a bitmap graphics editor originally created by Dan Silva for Electronic Arts. The original version was created for the Commodore Amiga. The ANM Decoder seems to be no longer supported.

ANM Decoder
Graphic files
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Deluxe Paint Animation related extensions:
Laservision Graphic
Kolor Raw Image
Kodak Pro Digital RAW Image
Kodak PhotoCD Image
Kodak Photo-Enhancer Data
JPIP Indexed File

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

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

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

aim, ani, anm, nim

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Windows Animated Cursor
Valve Source Model Animation Data
Nim Source Code
Deluxe Paint Animation
Nimrod Source Code

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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