What are ANM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an ANM file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your ANM files.
What is an ANM file?
ANM files have multiple uses, and DeluxePaint Animation is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
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: July 31, 2023
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 file 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 nine different ANM openers which you will find listed below.
Savage Warriors Animation
We know that one ANM format is Savage Warriors Animation. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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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