the file is an unknown format and cannot be opened

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I want to use another file Illustrator from some sources but I can noy open it in my computer .

I use Illustrator 2021 then I changed it to 2017 to solve it and tried many steps and can not solve it.

 

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Ton Frederiks Adobe Community Professional , Feb 12, 2021
The files should not start with ._ There should be similar files without the ._ That are the Illustrator files.

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What are those sources?

Is it really an Illustrator file? It starts with ._

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this file : ._artboards

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Yes, that is not an Illustrator file.

Do a search for ._ files

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I got some Illustrator files to practice and  I downloaded the files to my device, but unfortunately an error message appears the file is an unknown format and cannot be opened ز 

this file name : ._adobe_crests

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What are those sources?

I got it from courses in udemy . I donlowed lecturer udemy 

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The files should not start with ._

There should be similar files without the ._

That are the Illustrator files.

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Can I convert thus files?

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