.ANIM File Extension

File Type:
Maya Animation File

Having trouble opening .anim extension? Don't panic! This page explains what anim files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open anim files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an ANIM file?

Anim file extension has Maya Animation file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Generated with Maya 3D modeling tool, the file stores references to objects as well as their properties. It may also contain timeline, rotation, and keyframes specifying animation’s anchor points.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Maya Animation File
3D Image Files

How to open ANIM file?

Double click the anim file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .anim extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the anim extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the anim file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ANIM files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the anim file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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