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File Type Windows Animated Cursor IconWindows Animated Cursor
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Cursor animation used by Windows, such as the spinning hourglass; default ANI files are included with the Windows operating system; custom animated cursors can be downloaded from third-party developers and are often installed with custom desktop themes.

ANI files are similar to .CUR files, but include multiple images used to create an animation.

Open With
Windows

IconAxialis CursorWorkshop

IconRealWorld Cursor Editor

IconG.D.G. AniTuner

macOS

IconInkscape

Unix

IconInkscape

Updated October 24, 2018
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