ANIM File

What are ANIM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ANIM 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 ANIM file?

ANIM files have multiple uses, and Amiga delta/RLE-Encoded Bitmap Animation is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

Amiga delta/RLE-Encoded Bitmap Animation

These ANIM IFF files contain animated video sequences used on the Amiga computer, a home computer popular in the 1980s and 1990s. You use this to store and playback the sequences of frames. This also minimizes the disk space that gets used.

How to open ANIM files

We have identified one ANIM opener that is compatible with this specific type of ANIM file.

Programs that open Amiga delta/RLE-Encoded Bitmap Animation files

Last updated: December 22, 2021

All known file formats using extension .ANIM

While Amiga delta/RLE-Encoded Bitmap Animation is a popular type of ANIM-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .ANIM file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ClariSSA Super Smooth Animation

These ANIM files contain the animation created in ClariSSA, an animation processing tool. This software was used on Amiga, a home computer that was popular in the 1980s and 1990s. ClariSSA's conversion module and multi-purpose interface work to combine animated pictures quickly and compactly.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Unity Animation

These ANIM files contain the three-dimensional, two-dimensional, virtual reality, and augmented reality games created in Unity, a cross-platform game engine. With this software, you can create 2D and 3D games. This engine was later used by the film, automotive, and construction industries.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

More file formats using the ANIM extension

Through our research of ANIM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Voxlap Animation

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