AOT file format description

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

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aot - Novell Application Object Template

The AOT data files are related to Novell Netware. The AOT file is a Novell Application Object Template. An Application Object Template (AOT) file makes the job of distributing applications to your users' workstations very simple. It contains the details of what is required for the application to be installed.

Application:Novell Netware
Category:Data files
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Novell Application Object Template related extensions:

  • amb Radiance Ambient Data
  • hmc hyperCAD-S Model Data
  • gkon GraphicConverter Data
  • ffteeth FaceFilter Teeth Data
  • od3 Omnis Studio Database
  • 3dmbak Rhino 3D Model Backup

.aot - ZENworks snAppShot Application Binary Object Template

The AOT data files are related to ZENworks Desktop Management. The AOT file is a ZENworks snAppShot Application Binary Object Template. Novell ZENworks is a suite of products designed to help you more efficiently manage similar systems through a centralized, strategic approach.

Application:ZENworks Desktop Management
Category:Data files
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ZENworks snAppShot Application Binary Object Template related extensions:

  • ftploc Mac OS X Finder FTP Location Data
  • spd Windows Server Security Policy Database
  • wzsul WinZip Multi-user Registration Data
  • omf Routing J Server Routing Data
  • icalevent iCal Event Data
  • ndb Act! Notes Database

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .aot file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .aot extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .aot files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .aot files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .aot 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .aot file

To set the .aot file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .aot file association. Many applications can open .aot files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .aot 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. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ait, akt, alt, ao, aof, aor, apt, at, ato, oat, ot, qot, wot, xot, zot

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .aot 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 .aot:

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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