What is a .ANM File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .anm extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .anm file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .ANM file?

The file extension .ANM stands for 3D Animation File. The file is a 3D images related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .ANM file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .ANM file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .anm file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Crytek CryENGINE SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Crytek CryENGINE SDK software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ANM file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Crytek CryENGINE SDK software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .ANM file?

If you are still unable to open the .ANM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ANM file.anm – Electronic Arts. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .ANM file with the Crytek CryENGINE SDK program on Windows.