.ANIM File Extension
File Type 1Maya Animation File
What is an ANIM file?
3D animation file created by Maya, a professional 3D modeling application; saves references to objects and their animation properties; includes keyframes that specify anchor points of the animation; also includes rotations and the timeline.
ANIM files allow modelers to create smooth motions by defining a number of intermediate frames between keyframes that are rendered automatically by a graphics engine. For example, a human arm can move by specifying a starting keyframe at frame 0 and an ending keyframe at frame 20.
File Type 2Unity Animation File
.ANIM File Association 2
Animation file created by Unity, a 3D game development tool; created in Unity's Animation View and saves an animation clip; specifies the moving parts of 3D game objects using animation curves and events; can be scripted with the Unity scripting engine.
The Unity Animation View can be accessed by selecting.
File Type 3Amiga Animation File
.ANIM File Association 3
Simple animation file created in the Amiga ANIM format; saves a bitmap image frames plus deltas, which store the changes between the frames that make up the animation; used by older Amiga computers.
The Amiga ANIM format is based on the Interchange File Format (.IFF files).
File Type 4Antibody Animation File
.ANIM File Association 4
DirectX animation file used by Antibody, a rail shooter game; contains animation properties for 3D game objects; used for animating the defender white blood cell, tape worms, viruses, and other objects.