AAEfile extension

Sidecar Image Edit File

Have trouble opening the .aae extension? Don't panic! This page explains aae files and suggests programs you may use to open aae files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is AAE file?

An AAE file is a file with saved image edits in the iOS version of Apple Photos.

This file format is used to prevent changes and edits to the file from being destroyed when moving from iOS to macOS.

If necessary, allow the user to undo the changes and return the image to the initial settings.

Stored as a set of image edits and with the images themselves.

Features and benefits

AAE files are special files that are created using the Apple Photos application and allow you to save image changes made in this application.

The images themselves are not overwritten during editing.


How to open AAE file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the aae extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the aae file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the aae file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open AAE files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your aae file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.