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.APM File Extension

File TypeAldus Placeable Metafile Image

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.9 (21 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files

What is an APM file?

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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open APM files
Updated 1/15/2010

About APM Files

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