File Extension Library

.AEPX File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: XML

What are .AEPX files and how to open them?

Can't open .AEPX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .AEPX file.

What is a .AEPX file extension?

.AEPX file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .AEPX has been classified as Video Files. The format of .AEPX file is XML.

.AEPX is After Effects XML Project

An AEPX file is a project file created by Adobe After Effects, a video-editing application. It contains a video composition, which includes references to video assets, motion graphics settings, and visual effects. AEPX files are used for creating professional-quality video productions.

AEPX file open in Adobe After Effects CC 2019

The AEPX file is one of two file types used to save video editing projects in After Effects. The main format is the .AEP file, which is saved in binary format. The other format a project may be saved in is the AEPX file, which is a text-based XML project file.

After Effects projects may also be saved as templates. One file type used to store templates is the .AET binary project and the other is .AETX XML project.

To create an After Effects project, select File → New → New Project then click File → Save a Copy As XML....

To open an After Effects project, select File → Open Project....

List of all softwares that can open the After Effects XML Project
Adobe After Effects CC 2019
Adobe After Effects CC 2019

How to fix problems with .AEPX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .AEPX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .AEPX file format
  2. You need to check the .AEPX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)