What is a .MANI File And How To Open It – David Norgren (Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .mani extension. 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 .mani file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .MANI file?

The .MANI file extension is Mine-imator Project File. The development of this file was done by David Norgren. This video related file is in binary format.

What to know

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

How to open a .MANI file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Mine-imator software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Mine-imator.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MANI 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mine-imator software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MANI file?

If you cannot open the .MANI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MANI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .manifest – Microsoft, .manifest – Valve, .manm – Pterodon, .map – id Software, .map – Bungie Studios. 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 .MANI file with the Mine-imator program on Windows.