What is a .AAXPLUGIN File And How To Open It – Avid Technology (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .aaxplugin extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .aaxplugin file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .AAXPLUGIN file?

The file extension .AAXPLUGIN is from Avid Audio eXtension Plugin File.The development of this file was done by Avid Technology. The file is a plugin related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .aaxplugin file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .AAXPLUGIN file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .AAXPLUGIN file on various operating systems.

How to open a .AAXPLUGIN file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .aaxplugin file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Pro Tools software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Avid Pro Tools software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AAXPLUGIN file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Avid Pro Tools software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AAXPLUGIN file on Mac

To open the .aaxplugin file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Pro Tools software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Avid Pro Tools.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AAXPLUGIN file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avid Pro Tools software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AAXPLUGIN file?

If you are still unable to open the .AAXPLUGIN file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .AAXPLUGIN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ab – Google, .ab – Ambling Books, .ab1 – DNA Electropherogram File, .ab2 – Broderbund, .ab3 – Ulead Systems. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AAXPLUGIN file with the Avid Pro Tools program on Windows and Avid Pro Tools program on Mac.