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Details of extension .ams

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .ams file extension. We'll explain what exactly a .ams fileformat is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .ams files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


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ams file - Ableton Meta Sound

Ableton Meta Sound

The AMS file is an Ableton Meta Sound. Ableton meta sound contains a microtonal, additive synthesis waveform which can be created by operator. Ableton Live is a loop-based software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for OS X and Windows.
Category: Audio files
Application: Ableton Live
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.agr Ableton Groove File
.adv Ableton Live Device Preset
.auz Ableton Live Authorization
.alc Ableton Live Clip
ams file - Velvet Studio Music Module

Velvet Studio Music Module

The AMS file is a Velvet Studio Music Module. Velvet Studio is one of many music programs called a "tracker".
Category: Audio files
Application: Velvet Studio
Program name: -
Mime-type: audio/x-mod
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.flt StarTrekker Music Module
.alp Ableton Live Pack
.wow Grave Composer Music Module
.dsm Dynamic Studio Module

The .ams file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .ams extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .ams file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.ame CAPRA Seismic Hazard Data
.qms QQMusic Skin
.amx Alpha Micro Operating System Data
.als PSpice Alias Data
.ans ANSI Art Text
.am5 AutoPlay Media Studio 5 Project

The .ams extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .ams filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

ame (1), qms (1), amx (1), als (1), ans (1), am5 (1), wms (1), aks (1), amc (1), asm (1)

Having trouble opening a .ams file?

If you want to open a .ams file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .ams association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ams

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