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What are API files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an API 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 API files.

What is an API file?

API files have multiple uses, and Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin

API is an acronym for Adobe Plug-In and these files are plug-in utilities that are used by Adobe Acrobat Reader. The API files that are used by Adobe programs provide users with added features and functionality in the associated Adobe software.

How to open API files

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

Programs that open Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .API

While Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin is a popular type of API-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .API file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Adobe Photoshop Ink File

Adobe Photoshop uses files with the .api file extension for ink color settings.

API opener for Windows

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

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Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of API files. Remember, different programs may use API 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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