The.AAE file extension is related to Adobe After Effects, the popular motion graphics software that contains tools for creating visual effects and titles. An AAe file stores movie clip data produced by Adobe After Effects.
You can use the WinRAR tool which is one of the most powerful archivers on Windows-based computers to open.AAE files.
You can also use a third-party converter to open AAe files. File Magic, a useful tool that helps you extract data from various documents and media files including audio, videos, pictures, images, presentations, PDFs among others is one of the most advanced tools that supports getting access to content stored inside After Effects file format. This tool automatically detects the file type and extracts the contents with zero chances of data loss.
File Magic is a standalone application and does not require Adobe After Effects or any other third-party software to work on your Windows machine. It even does not require installation, so it can be used as a portable app on USB drive. File Magic supports batch conversion and you can add multiple AAe files at a time to convert them in batches.
Moreover, you can save converted files in various formats including MPEG-4, AVI, WMV, SWF among others.
In order to open AAe file using File Magic on Windows, follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Launch File Magic and click Add Files button located at the top left corner of its window. Now, choose one or more AAe files and click Open button.
Step 2: From the conversion list displayed on right side of the window, select desired output format for your movie clips. Moreover, edit converted movie before saving it by clicking Edit button. You can rotate your video file, merge multiple videos into a single file and remove unwanted audio tracks using this tool.
Step 3: After selecting output format, you can change parameters including frame rate, audio sample rate and bitrate. You can also crop your movie by entering desired height or width values in the corresponding boxes. Moreover, click Options button located at the right bottom corner to set video resolution (pixels per inch), channel and sample rate. You can also adjust contrast, brightness and saturation of your video while converting it.
Step 4: Finally, click OK button to start AAE file conversion process. Once the conversion is completed, you can find converted files in destination folder along with source files. You can open movies using Windows Media Player or other similar media player to check their output quality.