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The most commonly used .ad file type: After Dark screen saver data

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.ad file type #1: After Dark screen saver data

An ad file extension is related to the After Dark software and used for its screen saver files.

Further details

The ad file extension is associated with the After Dark, a computer screen savers software for Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows developed by Berkeley Systems.

The .ad file contains screen saver.

The After Dark is obsolete product without support from developer.

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.ad file type #2: Anno Designer project

Files with ad file extension are related to the Anno Designer and used for its projects.

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The ad file extension is associated with the Anno Designer, a program for Microsoft Windows operating system, which allows users to create layouts for ANNO video games.

An ad file stores project from Anno Designer.

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Anno Designer

A tool for Anno video games used to create layouts

.ad file type #3: AppleDouble encoded data

An ad file extension is related to the AppleDouble and used for its encoded files.

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The ad file extension is related to the AppleDouble and used for its encoded files.

AppleDouble leaves the data fork in its original format, allowing it to be edited by normal Unix utilities. The resource fork and Finder information, both propietary and lacking editors under Unix, were combined into a second file.

AppleDouble format should be the primary format when sending a Macintosh document. It makes it possible for a user that can't decode the AppleDouble header to read and use the Data fork of the document.

It also keep the Macintosh specific information in the AppleDouble header, so a user who can decode the AppleDouble header can get the extra information, such as customised icons, which is not essential to the document itself.

Mime types:
application/applefile

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macOS

A Unix-based desktop operating system for Apple Mac computers

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Mac OS X

Unix-based operating system for Apple Mac computers

.ad file type #4: Application Diagram data

Files with ad file extension might also be application diagrams from Microsoft Visual Studio.

Further details

The ad file extension is also used for application diagrams created using Microsoft Visual Studio an integrated development environment for Microsoft Windows. Application Diagram.

Might have been used in some older version of the program.

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Microsoft Visual Studio

IDE for creating programs, or websites and web applications

.ad file type #5: AxSys script file

Files with AD extension might also be scripts from AxSys software.

Further details

The AD file extension is also uses for script files from AxSys software. It is a specialzed Genomic Solutions hardware/software.

The AxSys sofware seems to be obsolete, or discontinued product without any support from developer.

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.ad file type #6: UNIX application default resource file

The .ad file extension is related to the UNIX operating system and used for its application default resource files.

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The AD file extension is associated with the UNIX operating system for various computer platforms and other computing devices developed by AT&T. The .ad file contains application default resource data.

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Unix

A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms

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