Updated: 06/22/2018 by Computer Hope

APM may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for advanced power management, APM is an API (application programming interface) developed by Microsoft and Intel for BIOS (basic input/output system) manufacturers to include Power Management for the computer and some of its connected devices.

2. Short for actions per minute, APM is a measurement that counts how many actions a player performs in twitch-style game play.

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