An ave file extension is related to the ArcView (also known as ArcGIS for Desktop Basic) a GIS application. An ave file stores Avenue script.

There is one other file type using
the AVE file extension!

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AVE file extension - ArcView Avenue script

What is ave file? How to open ave files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The ave file extension is related to ESRI ArcView geographical software.

In order for certain tasks to be completed in ArcView, Avenue scripts must be utilized. Scripts can be thought of as mini extensions. Extensions are plug-in modules that you can add to ArcView which allow it to perform certain tasks.

Some examples of extensions include the Legend Tool, Image Analysis, and the Spatial Analyst. Scripts are similar to extensions in that they are add-ons, however, they do not perform the same advanced tasks. Scripts are created using ArcView's Avenue Scripting language.

Scripts are usually created to speed up tasks that ArcView can do (without the need for extensions). The usual purpose of a script is to automate the task at hand.

Updated: February 12, 2018

The default software associated to open ave file:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) icon

Esri logoArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Esri

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (formerly known as ArcView) is GIS (geographic information system) application used to visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic is a part of the ArcGIS Desktop. ArcGIS for Desktop Basic supports creation of interactive maps, spatial analysis, GIS deployment, map viewing and navigation, map printing etc.

Help how to open:

Use ArcView to open *.ave script files.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is impossible.

List of software applications associated to the .ave file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ave file, edit ave file, convert ave file, view ave file, play ave file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open ave file - ArcView Avenue script

Programs supporting the exension ave on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) for open ave file action.

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