File Extension Library

.AEX File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Plugin Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .AEX files and how to open them?

Can't open .AEX 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 .AEX file.

What is a .AEX file extension?

.AEX file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .AEX has been classified as Plugin Files. The format of .AEX file is Binary.

.AEX is After Effects Plug-in

An AEX file is a plug-in used by Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, which are professional video-editing applications. It stores content that extends the functionality of the After Effects application, such as support for camera raw files or video filters. AEX files are written in the C/C++ programming language.

Several plugins come installed with After Effects. However, they may also be created and sold by third-party developers. You can install a plug-in to extend the functionality of After Effects by placing it in the plug-ins folder.

AEX plugins are stored in the following directory:

  • Windows - Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects (version)\Support Files\Plug-ins
  • macOS - Applications/Adobe/Adobe After Effects (version)/Plug-ins

You may have to restart After Effects in order to use a newly installed plug-in.

List of all softwares that can open the After Effects Plug-in
Adobe After Effects CC 2019
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Adobe After Effects CC 2019
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
File Type 2 Alpha Five Compiled Global Functions File
Developer by: Alpha Software Category: Web Files Format: Binary

File created by Alpha Five, a program used to create Web applications; stores compiled Xbasic event handler program code, which contains global functions for the application; referenced as a library by Alpha Five grid components.

AEX files can be created by checking the Compile functions into an AEX file? option when creating a Web application. By default, the generated AEX file uses the same prefix name as the corresponding .ADB file.

List of all softwares that can open the Alpha Five Compiled Global Functions File
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere

How to fix problems with .AEX files

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