What is a .AOD File And How To Open It – Microsoft

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Have you came across a file with the .aod extension and you don’t know what it is? 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 .aod file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .AOD file?

The file extension .AOD is Dynamics AX Object Data File. The developer of this file extension is Microsoft. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

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

How to open a .AOD file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Dynamics AX software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AOD 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, 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 Microsoft Dynamics AX software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .AOD file?

If you cannot open the .AOD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .AOD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .aof – Abvent Group, .aoi – Peter Eastman, .aoi – Microsoft, .aois – Zaplots, .aol – AOL. 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 .AOD file with the Microsoft Dynamics AX program on Windows.