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AUM File Extension

Adobe Update Manager Data
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What is AUM file?

AUM filename suffix is mostly used for Adobe Update Manager Data files. Adobe Update Manager Data specification was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. AUM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. AUM file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular software that supports AUM files is Adobe Creative Suite. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe Creative Suite software, but also about AUM and other supported file formats.

Programs which support AUM file extension

The following listing features AUM-compatible programs. AUM files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support AUM file

How to open file with AUM extension?

Being unable to open files with AUM extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with AUM files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Adobe Creative Suite

Install software to open AUM file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening AUM files is that no program that can handle AUM files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Adobe Creative Suite. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support AUM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Adobe Creative Suite installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Adobe Creative Suite to the latest version

Update software that support file extension AUMIf you already have Adobe Creative Suite installed on your systems and AUM files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Adobe Creative Suite cannot handle files with AUM may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Creative Suite.

Step 3. Associate Adobe Update Manager Data files with Adobe Creative Suite

After installing Adobe Creative Suite (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open AUM 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 AUM file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the AUM file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe Creative Suite is installed, check the Always use this app to open AUM files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with AUM file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with AUM extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Adobe Creative Suite and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with AUM extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the AUM is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the AUM file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AUM file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the AUM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the AUM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 AUM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe Creative Suite

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support AUM files. Close all running programs and try opening the AUM file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Adobe Update Manager Data files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with AUM files affecting older versions of given software.

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