File Extension Library

.APM File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .APM files and how to open them?

Can't open .APM 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 .APM file.

What is a .APM file extension?

.APM file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .APM has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .APM file is Binary.

.APM is Aldus Placeable Metafile Image

Metafile image created by many Windows programs originally designed to scale images on output devices; contains an image and metafile header information; similar to .WMF file except that it contains a preceding 22-byte header.

APM files cannot be used natively by the Windows API metafile functions GetMetaFile(), CopyMetaFile(), and PlayMetaFile(). They must first be stripped of their 22-byte header, which can be completed with the Microsoft program Wmapmf.exe.

List of all softwares that can open the Aldus Placeable Metafile Image
fCoder Group Image Converter Plus

How to fix problems with .APM files

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