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Details of extension .ahead

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ahead file?
  • Which program can create the .ahead file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ahead format?
  • What can convert .ahead files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ahead extension?
SCAMP FITS Image Header .ahead file icon

SCAMP FITS Image Header

The AHEAD file is a SCAMP FITS Image Header. SCAMP (Software for Calibrating AstroMetry and Photometry) is a computer program that computes astrometric projection parameters from source catalogues derived from FITS images.
Category: Data files
Application: SCAMP
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Can't open a .ahead file?

If you want to open a .ahead file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ahead association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ahead

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android