Files with anim file extension may also be found as old animations from Amiga platform.

There are 3 other file types using
the ANIM file extension!

empty icon.anim - Homeworld game data

empty icon.anim - Autodesk Maya animation

empty icon.anim - Unity animation clip

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ANIM file extension - Amiga animation

What is anim file? How to open anim files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The anim file extension is also related to a special animation format used on Amiga 16/32-bit family of computers developed by Commodore in 1980s and 1990s.

This type of .anim files stores animation created in any drawing or animating software for Amiga.

The default software associated to open anim file:

Amiga Forever icon

Cloanto IT srl logoAmiga Forever  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Cloanto IT srl

Amiga Forever is an Award-Winning Amiga emulator, preservation and support package brought to you by Cloanto, Amiga developers since 1986.

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Help how to open:

As far as we know, this format was only used on Amiga and is typically not supported in modern programs.

How to convert:

This format is pretty old, so it not very likely that some animation / video converter still supports it.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 46 4F 52 4D

List of recommended software applications associated to the .anim 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 anim file, edit anim file, convert anim file, view anim file, play anim file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with anim file - Amiga animation

Click on the software link for more information about Amiga Forever. Amiga Forever uses anim file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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