ANM file format description
Many people share .anm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .anm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .anm files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.anm - Deluxe Paint Animation
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.
- .anm file format description:
- ANM format
- ANM Decoder
- Graphic files
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- Deluxe Paint Animation related links:
- Deluxe Paint Animation related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .anm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .anm files. Be especially cautious with .anm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .anm 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .anm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
abm, nam, anl, an, amm, ajm, agm, nm, ann, anh, amn, am, ahm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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