Open AAE file

Sidecar file for Apple Photos

What is aae file? Understanding and opening aae files

aae file icon Are you facing difficulties opening aae files on your computer, or wondering exactly what aae file is?
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Sidecar file for Apple Photos

aae files hold the edits and modifications made to a specific picture or photograph (.jpg) made using Apple Photos.

The purpose of these files is to save these alterations in a non-destructive manner, thereby preserving the original image and keeping the changes in separate XML based file.

Further details

AAE file is a sidecar file primarily associated with the Apple Photos app introduced first in iOS 8 / OS X 10.10 High Sierra.

These files are used to store adjustments made to photos, such as filters or edits, without modifying the original image file. This allows users to revert back to the original photo if desired.

AAE files are saved in an XML format and are typically stored in the same location as the photo (usually JPEG file) they are associated with.

These files are not pictures.

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Apple Photos

A photo editing and management tool fo macOS (OS X)

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Apple iOS

Operating system for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices

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