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AECACHE File Extension

Adobe After Effects Cache Format

What is AECACHE file?

AECACHE is a file extension commonly associated with Adobe After Effects Cache Format files. AECACHE files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with AECACHE extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. Users are advised to use Adobe After Effects software for managing AECACHE files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe After Effects software, but also about AECACHE and other supported file formats.

Programs which support AECACHE file extension

The following listing features AECACHE-compatible programs. Files with AECACHE extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support AECACHE file

Updated: 01/22/2022

How to open file with AECACHE extension?

Being unable to open files with AECACHE extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with AECACHE extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with AECACHE files.

Step 1. Get the Adobe After Effects

Install software to open AECACHE file Problems with opening and working with AECACHE files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with AECACHE files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Adobe After Effects or different compatible program, such as Adobe Creative Cloud. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe After Effects website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Adobe After Effects

Update software that support file extension AECACHEIf you already have Adobe After Effects installed on your systems and AECACHE files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Adobe After Effects cannot handle files with AECACHE may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Adobe After Effects is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open AECACHE files to Adobe After Effects

After installing Adobe After Effects (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open AECACHE files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with AECACHE file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the AECACHE file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe After Effects is installed, check the Always use this app to open AECACHE files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with AECACHE file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected AECACHE file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with AECACHE extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the AECACHE file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the AECACHE file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check AECACHE file for viruses
1. Verify that the AECACHE in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the AECACHE is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the AECACHE file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the AECACHE file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with AECACHE extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe After Effects

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with AECACHE extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Adobe After Effects Cache Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle AECACHE files.

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