There are 8 other file types using
the ADM file extension!

empty icon.adm - MultiModule screensaver

empty icon.adm - Addict compiled dictionary

empty icon.adm - Advantage Database Server memo data

adm icon.adm - Alphacam die-cut parameter macro file

empty icon.adm - Portfolio admin-level access flag file

empty icon.adm - NovaLogic game animation data map

adm icon.adm - Adobe Creative Suite application bar file

empty icon.adm - Garmin GPS SD card save data

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ADM file extension - Administrator policy template

What is adm file? How to open adm files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

adm file icon: adm filetype icon

The adm file extension is also used for the Administrative policy service integrated in the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Administrative Templates are a feature of Group Policy, a Microsoft technology for centralised management of machines and users in an Active Directory environment.

Administrative Templates facilitate the management of registry-based policy. An ADM file is used to describe both the user interface presented to the Group Policy administrator and the registry keys that should be updated on the target machines.

ADM files are consumed by the Group Policy Object Editor (GPEdit). Windows XP Service Pack 2 shipped with five ADM files (system.adm, inetres.adm, wmplayer.adm, conf.adm and wuau.adm). These are merged into a unified "namespace" in GPEdit and presented to the administrator under the Administrative Templates node (for both machine and user policy).

Updated: July 27, 2018

The default software associated to open adm file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

Created and deleted automatically - should not be opened manually

How to convert:

Templates are used to produce new documents in the original program.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .adm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open adm file, edit adm file, convert adm file, view adm file, play adm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Settings file type for software that use adm file - Administrator policy template

Programs supporting the exension adm on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings adm file action.

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