API file format description
Many people share .api files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .api file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .api files.
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.
- Adobe Photoshop
- Data files
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- Adobe Photoshop Ink Colors Setup related extensions:
.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.
- Apple WebObjects
- Development files
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- WebObjects API File related extensions:
.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.
- Lotus 1-2-3
- Other files
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- Lotus 1-2-3 Printer Driver related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .api file extension. Even harmful programs can create .api files. Be especially cautious with .api files coming from an unknown source!
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 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 .api file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, 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?
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- Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Object Index
- ArcGIS ArcPad Layer Data
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