ANM File Type

- The quick facts

What are ANM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ANM 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 ANM file?

ANM files have multiple uses, and DeluxePaint Animation is one of them.

DeluxePaint Animation

These ANM files contain animations or art created in Deluxe Paint. This software was developed for the Commodore Amiga home computer and was later released on other platforms like MS-DOS. This bitmap graphics editor was used to create Amiga games, animations, and demoscenes. Some artists also used deluxe to make music videos. This software became the standard for pixel graphics in video games in the years 1985 to 1995.

How to open ANM files

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

Programs that open DeluxePaint Animation files

Last updated: December 22, 2021

All known file formats using extension .ANM

While DeluxePaint Animation is a popular type of ANM-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ANM extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

League Of Legends bones based Animation

These ANM files contain the bone-based animations used in League Of Legends, a popular MOBA video game. When you create a League Of Legends character, you need to ensure that the bones match the ones in the original game models so that the animations run smoothly when importing it back into the game.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different ANM openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the ANM extension

Through our research of ANM 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.

Savage Warriors Animation

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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