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File Extension

API File Format

Adobe Acrobat plugin file

API is a file extension for a plug-in file used by Adobe Acrobat. API stands for Acrobat Plug-In. API files contain information to extend the usability of Adobe Acrobat by adding program features or support for other file formats.

The API file extension is also associated with Lotus 1-2-3 printer driver files.


Learn more about .API files:

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This was last updated in August 2010
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