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Informations about the AEC filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .aec filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .aec file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.aec - Cinema 4D After Effects Composition

The AEC file is a Data file, which is connected to the Cinema 4D After Effects Composition according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Cinema 4D After Effects Composition (.aec) files can be opened or converted with the help of Maxon Cinema 4D.

Format description:
AEC format
Maxon Cinema 4D
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Maxon Cinema 4D Catalog
Maxon Cinema 4D Layout Data
Maxon Cinema 4D Preset Library
Maxon Cinema 4D Object

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .aec file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .aec extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .aec files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .aec file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .aec file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .aec file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .aec file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .aec extension

The .aec filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .aec files.

zec, a3c, ec, awc, arc, aex, aes, aed, adc, ac, xec, eac, asc, afc, aev

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .aec file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .aec extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Alice v3 Class
Tinker Archive
AES Crypt Encrypted
Tablet Assembly Data
Active Desktop Calendar Dataset
Emulex AWC Firmware Update

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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