What is a .ANX File And How To Open It – CSIRO (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .anx extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .anx file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .ANX file?

The file extension .ANX is from Annodex Exchange Format File.It was developed by CSIRO. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .anx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .ANX file?

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

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

To open the .anx file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ANX 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, 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 VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ANX file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .anx file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Macgo Mac Media Player and VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ANX 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ANX file on Linux

To open the .anx file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .ANX 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .ANX file?

If you are still unable to open the .ANX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .ANX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .anx – HotDocs. 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 .ANX file with the VideoLAN VLC media player program on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player, Macgo Mac Media Player programs on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.