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Details of extension .ani

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .ani file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .ani file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .ani files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 5 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. Valve Source Model Animation Data
  2. Painkiller Overdose Game Animation
  3. Windows Animated Cursor
  4. Transport Fever Game Animation Data
  5. CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data

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Valve Source Model Animation Data

ani file - Valve Source Model Animation Data
The ANI file belongs to the Development category and works with Valve Source SDK, being used as a Valve Source Model Animation Data. ANI is the extension for Source's proprietary model animations data format. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2. The developer is still actively supporting the Valve Source SDK, likely. Our data shows that Valve Source SDK uses 15 more file types.
Application: Valve Source SDK
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.ain Valve Source Compiled AI Nodegraph
.vtf Valve Source Texture Data
.vta Valve Source Flex Animation Data
.mdl Valve Source Model Data

Painkiller Overdose Game Animation

ani file - Painkiller Overdose Game Animation
The ANI file belongs to the Game Data category and works with Painkiller Overdose, being used as a Painkiller Overdose Game Animation. Painkiller: Overdose is a stand-alone expansion pack for the first-person shooter video game Painkiller. The developer is still actively supporting the Painkiller Overdose, likely. Our data shows that Painkiller Overdose uses 7 more file types.
Application: Painkiller Overdose
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.bwp Painkiller Overdose BWP Data
.rde Painkiller Overdose Game Data
.mpk Painkiller Overdose Map Data
.wps Painkiller Overdose WPS Data

Windows Animated Cursor

ani file - Windows Animated Cursor
The ANI file belongs to the Graphic category and works with Microsoft Windows, being used as a Windows Animated Cursor. Microsoft Windows is a group of Operating Systems manufactured by Microsoft. The developer is still actively supporting the Microsoft Windows, likely. Our data shows that Microsoft Windows uses 193 more file types.
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.cul Windows Cursor Library
.ico Windows Icon
.an_ Compressed Windows Animated Cursor
.icl ArtIcons Icon Library

Transport Fever Game Animation Data

ani file - Transport Fever Game Animation Data
The ANI file belongs to the Game Data category and works with Transport Fever, being used as a Transport Fever Game Animation Data. Transport Fever is a railroad-focused tycoon game for Microsoft Windows. The developer is still actively supporting the Transport Fever, likely. Our data shows that Transport Fever uses 8 more file types.
Application: Transport Fever
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.mo Transport Fever Game Text Data
.con Transport Fever Game Configuration
.compressed Transport Fever Compressed Cache Data
.hdr Transport Fever Game Texture Data

CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data

aniso file - CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data
The ANISO file belongs to the Data category and works with CRYSTALS, being used as a CRYSTALS Chemical Crystallography Data. CRYSTALS is a software package for single crystal X-ray structure refinement and analysis. The developer is still actively supporting the CRYSTALS, likely. Our data shows that CRYSTALS uses 4 more file types.
Application: CRYSTALS
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
ani
Related extensions:
.lsq CRYSTALS Isotropic Refinement Data
.qck CRYSTALS Initial Data
.ref CRYSTALS Reflections Data
.four CRYSTALS Difference Fourier Data

The .ani file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .ani extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .ani file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.wni Generations Family Tree Data
.ahi Microsoft Dynamics AX Online Help Index
.abi AbiWord Plug-in File
.an ETCBC Analysis Data
.anl Alphacam Nest List
.ai Battlefield 2 AI Data

The .ani extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .ani filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

wni (1), ahi (1), abi (1), an (1), anl (1), ai (1), nai (1), xni (1), qni (1), ni (1)

Having trouble opening a .ani file?

If you want to open a .ani file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .ani association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ani

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android