Open ATN files

  • Full name
    Adobe Photoshop Actions Settings Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
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Have you encountered a problem with a ATN file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a ATN file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your ATN file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is ATN file?

The file ATN identifies action files of the image editing software Adobe Photoshop. Actions are actions taken, such as cropping, resizing, adjusting colors, etc., which you can then apply to other images. In this way, one can apply to a stack of images a variety of processing steps in a predetermined order.

More info

Photoshop offers available actions in the action window, which can also be activated via 'Window -> Actions'. If you click on the small arrow in the upper right corner, a menu will appear, where you will find options for creating new actions as well as the possibility to load and save actions. Atn files can also be added via 'Drag & Drop'. All you have to do is drag the ATN files from an Explorer window into the Photoshop window with the mouse button pressed.

Programs which can open a ATN file

How to open file with ATN extension?

In order to open a file with ATN extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening ATN file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with ATN files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Photoshop or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening ATN files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support ATN files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of ATN files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Photoshop as the default program for opening ATN files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate ATN files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Photoshop applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Photoshop has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with ATN files

Sometimes problems with opening ATN files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • ATN files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open ATN files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • ATN file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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