The file extension AIR is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is Adobe AIR, but the file extension can also be created by ZX Spectrum, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Elecbyte, or SeeYou. AIR files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the AIR file extension is related to Adobe AIR, it is an executable file type which contains installer files for Adobe AIR applications. The file is responsible for the proper installation of Adobe AIR across multiple platforms and takes on a file extension name that stands for Adobe Integrated Runtime. Adobe AIR is a software application which provides tools for launching web-based applications from a PC desktop.
If the file extension AIR is related to ZX Spectrum, the file is an emulator file type which is used with ZX Spectrum games. This type of AIR file contains recordings which are used by the RealSPEC emulator application. ZX Spectrum is a developer of a variety of video, online, and PC games.
AIR files which are used with Microsoft Flight Simulator are a game file type which stores saved data related to aircraft performance for the Flight Simulator game application. Microsoft Flight Simulator X is one in a series of PC games by Microsoft which provides the user with a real life flight experience from the cockpit of an aircraft.
AIR files which are created with Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N are a game file type which contains animations for game characters which define the movement of a character during a game. This type of AIR file is typically in plain text format which allows the file to be opened using any text editing application. M.U.G.E.N is a fighting game by Elecbyte which includes karate moves in the two dimensional environment.
AIR files which belong to SeeYou are a various data file type which stores waypoints, maps, and data which are used by glider pilots for analysis and flight planning. SeeYou is a software application produced by NavITer which assists glider pilots with a set of tools for flight planning.
How to Open AIR Files
Since the file extension AIR can be opened using 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. AIR files can vary in contents, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the AIR file is associated with Adobe AIR, you can open it using Adobe AIR 3 which is available as a free trial download on the Adobe website. Adobe AIR is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X. You can also open Adobe AIR files using Flash Professional CS6 which can be downloaded in a trial version on the Adobe website. Adobe Flash Professional is part of the CS6 Creative Suite of applications and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
AIR files which are related to ZX Spectrum can be opened using the RealSPEC emulator which is available for download on the ZXPlanet website. RealSPEC is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
If the AIR file extension is part of Flight Simulator, the files can be opened using Microsoft Flight Simulator X which is available for download as a trial version on the Microsoft Game Studios website. Flight Simulator X is compatible with the Windows operating system.
AIR files which belong to M.U.G.E.N. can be opened using the M.U.G.E.N two dimensional fighting game engine which is available as a ZIP file download on the Elecbyte website. The M.U.G.E.N. game engine is compatible with the Windows operating system.
Since M.U.G.E.N AIR files are stored in a plain text format, you can open and view their contents using any text editing application. If you are using Windows, you can open this type of AIR file with WordPad, Notepad, TextPad, or Microsoft Word. For Mac OS X, you can open M.U.G.E.N. AIR files using Apple TextEdit, MacVim, TextMate, or BBEdit. For the Linux operating system, you can use AbiWord, gEdit, OpenOffice Writer, or Vim to open the file extension AIR.
If the AIR file is associated with SeeYou, it can be opened using the SeeYou software application which is available for download as a 14-day free trial version on the NavITer website. SeeYou is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Android operating system or it can be accessed in the SeeYou Cloud.