API file format description

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

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.api - Adobe Photoshop Ink Colors Setup

The API data files are related to Adobe Photoshop. The API file is an Adobe Photoshop Ink Colors Setup data. Adobe Photoshop is a graphics editor published by Adobe Systems. It is the market leader for commercial image manipulation.

Application:Adobe Photoshop
Category:Data files
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Adobe Photoshop Ink Colors Setup related extensions:

  • obs AquaCrop Field Observations Data
  • xpq DB/TextWorks Exported Query Screen Definitions
  • bragg RMCProfile Bragg Scattering Data
  • rrgt REALrunner Lite Graphics Theme
  • tse TIP Test Session Data
  • bb Papyrus Database Backup

.api - WebObjects API File

The API development files are related to Apple WebObjects. The API file is a WebObjects API File. WebObjects is a Java web application server from Apple Inc., and a web application framework that ran on the server. The API file is used to validate bindings made between component objects—it defines the interface of a reusable component. It specifies whether an attribute is mandatory or read only, for example. Tools may use this API validation mechanism. The WebObjects runtime does not use the API files to validate bindings.

Application:Apple WebObjects
Category:Development files
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WebObjects API File related extensions:

  • a4p Macromedia Authorware Source
  • ddd GLBasic 3D Data
  • wsp Visual C++ Workspace Data
  • ccg GNOME C++ Source Code
  • edc Uniface Entity Descriptor Data
  • l Xcode Core Lex Source Code

.api - Lotus 1-2-3 Printer Driver

The API other files are related to Lotus 1-2-3. The API file is a Lotus 1-2-3 Printer Driver. Lotus 1-2-3 is a spreadsheet program designed for IBM-compatible personal computers by Lotus Corporation in 1982.

Application:Lotus 1-2-3
Category:Other files
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Lotus 1-2-3 Printer Driver related extensions:

  • sock Linux Socket File
  • pol Windows Group Policy File
  • innd INN MOTD Document
  • cpr PV-WAVE Compiled Procedure
  • fzs FilZip Backup Script
  • vmhf VMware ACE Hot Fix

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .api 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 .api file

To set the .api 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 .api file association. Many applications can open .api files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .api 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:

ai, aip, ali, aoi, ap, apj, apk, apl, apo, apu, pai, pi, qpi, wpi, xpi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .api 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 .api:

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