What is a .ACTM File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .actm extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .actm file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .ACTM file?

The .ACTM file extension stands for AutoCAD Action Macro File. The developer of this file extension is Autodesk. The file is a executable file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .actm file on 1 platform.

How to open a .ACTM file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .ACTM file on your operating system/device.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .actm file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Autodesk AutoCAD 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ACTM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .ACTM file?

If you are still unable to open the .ACTM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ACTM file.actx – Invisionsoft, .acv – Adobe Systems, .acw – Microsoft, .acww – Animal Crossing Wild World Pattern File, .acx – Atari. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .ACTM file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows.