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AECAP File Extension

Adobe After Effects Text Template Format

What is AECAP file?

AECAP is a file extension commonly associated with Adobe After Effects Text Template Format files. AECAP file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. AECAP file belongs to the Video Files category just like 546 other filename extensions listed in our database. Adobe After Effects is by far the most used program for working with AECAP files. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe After Effects software, but also about AECAP and other supported file formats.

Programs which support AECAP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support AECAP files. Files with AECAP suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support AECAP file

Updated: 02/14/2022

How to open file with AECAP extension?

Problems with accessing AECAP may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with AECAP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Adobe After Effects

Install software to open AECAP file Problems with opening and working with AECAP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with AECAP files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Adobe After Effects and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support AECAP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. 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 AECAPIf the problems with opening AECAP files still occur even after installing Adobe After Effects, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe After Effects is available. 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 AECAP 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. Associate Adobe After Effects Text Template Format files with Adobe After Effects

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate AECAP files with latest version of Adobe After Effects you have installed on your device. 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 AECAP file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the AECAP file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe After Effects is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open AECAP files and clicking OK.
Associate software with AECAP file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected AECAP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with AECAP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the AECAP is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper AECAP file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check AECAP file for viruses
1. The AECAP may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the AECAP is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the AECAP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with AECAP extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the AECAP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with AECAP extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Adobe After Effects Text Template Format file.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open AECAP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Adobe After Effects Text Template 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 AECAP files.

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