What is a .AFE File And How To Open It – Avid Technology

Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .afe extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .afe file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .AFE file?

The file extension .AFE is from Avid File Exchange File.The development of this file was done by Avid Technology. The file is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .AFE file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .AFE file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Media Composer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Avid Media Composer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AFE 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avid Media Composer software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AFE file on Mac

The .afe file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Avid Media Composer software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Avid Media Composer.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AFE 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Avid Media Composer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AFE file?

If you cannot open the .AFE file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AFE file.aff – Spellcheck Dictionary Description File, .aff – Basis Technology, .afi – AOMEI, .afm – Adobe Systems, .afm – Basis Technology. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AFE file with the Avid Media Composer program on Windows and Avid Media Composer program on Mac.