The file extension ADM is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Microsoft Group Policies, Alphacam, Extensis Portfolio, and Advantage Database. ADM files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension ADM is related to Microsoft Group Policies, it is a system file type that contains descriptions of the location for policy settings which are stored in a PC registry. ADM files can also describe the administrator user interface for the Group Policy Object Editor, which is an application that allows administrators to manage and edit policy settings.
ADM files which are part of Alphacam are a CAD file type that contains designs, illustrations, lines, mathematical calculations, user preferences, and other elements used in the woodworking industry. Alphacam is a Computer Aided Design program produced by Planit which is used to create designs for woodworking projects.
ADM files which are created with Extensis Portfolio are a various file type that is created when the Extensis Portfolio application is opened in administrative mode. This type of ADM file acts as a temp file and can be deleted when the Portfolio Catalog is closed. Extensis Portfolio Catalog is a software application that provides a way to manage digital assets.
If the ADM file extension is associated with Advantage Database, it is a text file type that contains memos that describe database management tasks for the Advantage configuration. Advantage Database is a relational database management system produced by Sybase, Inc.
How to Open ADM Files
Since the extension ADM associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. ADM files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
ADM files which are associated with Microsoft Group Policies can be opened using the Group Policy Editor application. Group Policy Editor can be obtained on the Microsoft website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If the ADM file extension is created with Alphacam, the file can be opened using the Alphacam Computer Aided Design program. Alphacam is available on the Alphacam website and is compatible with the Windows operating system. You can also open this type of ADM file using AutoCAD Computer Aided Design Program which is available on the Autodesk website and compatible with the Windows operating system.
ADM files which are part of Extensis Portfolio Catalog must be opened using the Portfolio Catalog digital asset management software application. Portfolio is available on the Extensis website and is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
If the ADM file is related to Advantage Database, it can be opened using the Advantage Database Server which is available on the Sybase website. Advantage Database can be used with Windows and the Linux operating system. Since this type of ADM file is text-based, you can view its contents using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows and gEdit or Vim for Linux.