AIR File Type

- The quick facts

What are AIR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AIR file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AIR file?

AIR files have multiple uses, and Adobe AIR Application is one of them.

Adobe AIR Application

Files that contain the .air file extension are most commonly used for Adobe AIR applications. AIR is an acronym for Adobe Integrated Runtime.

These files allow developers to build Internet applications that can be deployed to the user's desktop and can run across multiple operating systems. The AIR files are usually compressed using ZIP technology before they are installed on a user's system.

Before being named Adobe AIR, the technology was called Adobe Apollo Rich Internet Application.

How to open AIR files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AIR file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AIR file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different AIR openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 17, 2022

More file formats using the AIR extension

Through our research of AIR files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

Advanced Input Recording

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AIR files. Remember, different programs may use AIR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Aire FreshenerAire FreshenerUser submitted
Acrobat.comAcrobat.comUser submitted
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Adobe AIRAdobe AIRUser submitted