.ACT File Extension
File Type 1ADPCM Compressed Audio File
What is an ACT file?
Audio format recorded by some voice recorders and MP3 players; compressed using Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation.
File Type 2Alma CAD/CAM Document
.ACT File Association 2
CAD document created by Alma CAD/CAM software products such as act/cut, act/weld, and act/tubes; contains CAD/CAM data that specify instructions for 3D cutting machines or welding robots; can incorporate laser, plama, waterjet, and flame technologies.
File Type 3Adobe Color Table File
.ACT File Association 3
Color lookup table (CLUT) file used by Adobe Photoshop, an application used for editing raster graphics; stores a collection of pre-defined colors; used for applying a CLUT to an image in the "Save for Web" dialog in Photoshop.
ACT files are used for optimizing images for Web publishing. By adding or reducing the number of colors in the CLUT, users can examine the quality of the image versus the resulting file size before saving it.
Adobe color tables can be loaded in the Save for Web dialog box by selecting the Color Table menu and choosing /Presets/en_US/Save for Web Settings/Color Tables/ directory.. Several predefined ACT files are included with the Photoshop installation in the
File Type 4Genesis3D Actor File
.ACT File Association 4
Three-dimensional character, or "actor," saved in the Genesis 3D format; may include object motions, skins, and materials; actor files can be created directly within Genesis3D or by converting other 3D formats to the ACT format using Genesis3D Actor Studio.
Genesis3D is an open-source real-time 3D rendering engine used primarily for creating 3D games. The Genesis 3D engine pack includes the Actor Studio, Actor Viewer, and other files. More information is available at the Genesis3D website.
File Type 5DS Game Maker Action File
.ACT File Association 5
File used by DS Game Maker, an application used to create Nintendo DS games; contains a game action written in C; used for displaying graphics, playing sounds, creating transitions, and controlling game logic, as well as other actions.
Custom actions can be created from templates provided in the DS Game Maker Action Editor interface. ACT files are stored in the \Actions\ directory of the DS Game Maker installation.
ACT files are saved with a corresponding .ACTX file, which contains a description for the action.
File Type 6FoxPro Documenting Wizard Action Diagram
.ACT File Association 6
Shows the hierarchical relations within the code of a FoxPro application; created by the Documenting Wizard (Tools menu→Wizards→Documenting)