File Extension Library


.ANF File Extension

  • Developer by: ANSYS Inc.
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .ANF file?

.ANF file extension is created by ANSYS Inc.. .ANF has been classified as 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files.

.ANF is ANSYS DesignModeler file

The anf file extension is mainly related to ANSYS DesignModeler a workbench application from ANSYS that provides modeling functions unique for simulation.

The anf file stores some kind of data used by ANSYS DesignModeler.


How to open:

The anf file is used for internal purposes of DesignModeler.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .anf file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .ANF file on different platforms

Open .ANF File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ANF
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ANF file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ANF files" Press "Ok"

Open .ANF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ANF file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ANF File on Linux

Right click on the .ANF file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ANF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ANF file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ANF File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ANF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ANF files

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