.ART File Extension
File Type 1ArtCAM Model
CAD model created by ArtCAM, a CNC (computer numerical control) program used for artistic design and manufacturing; saves a 2D or 3D model as well as instructions for a machine to cut or engrave the design; used for signs, woodworking, engraving, and jewelry.
File Type 2BERNINA Embroidery File
Embroidery design created with BERNINA embroidery software; contains a design that can be loaded into a BERNINA sewing machine and stitched onto a quilt, shirt, or other piece of fabric.
BERNINA ART files can be opened and edited with the embroidery software included with BERNINA sewing machines. They can also be opened, viewed, and printed with BERNINA's free ArtLink software.
NOTE: There are several different versions of the ART format and older version of BERNINA software may not open newer versions of ART files.
File Type 3AOL Compressed Image File
|Category||Raster Image Files|
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
Bitmap image file compressed by America Online (AOL); saved in a proprietary format that most image viewing programs do not recognize; can be opened within America Online by selecting "File→Open..."
To save an ART file in a more compatible format, open the image with AOL File Viewer, choose "Save As..." and select a different format.
File Type 4Art Document
|Category||Vector Image Files|
Image file that may have been created by several different drawing programs; typically a vector graphic and uses points, vertices, and lines to represent the image instead of dots like a bitmap image; also used by various clipart programs.
File Type 5Artifacts Artifact File
Visual Studio program bug description created with Artifacts, a file-based bug tracker; saved as an "artifact" with a unique ID and contains a bug description in an XML format; can be categorized and filtered by labels within Artifacts.