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Details of extension .ans

1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ans file?
  • Which program can create the .ans file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ans format?
  • What can convert .ans files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ans extension?
ANSI Art Text .ans file icon

ANSI Art Text

ANSI art is a computer artform that was widely used at one time on BBSes.
Category: Document files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/x-ansi
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Archive Description
Plain Text Document
NFO File
TCR E-book
Mobipocket Reader Data
Mobipocket Reader E-Book
TK3 E-Book
BBS Directory List
FictionBook 2 E-Book
HotDocs Answer .anx file icon

HotDocs Answer

ANX file is a HotDocs Answer. HotDocs is a document automation (also known as document generation or document assembly) software company currently owned by HotDocs Limited.
Category: Data files
Application: HotDocs
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
HotDocs Answer Source

Other types of files may also use the .ans file extension. If you have helpful information about .ans extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Abs Spreadsheet
Adobe Flash ActionScript
Alphacam NC Program
Adobe Photoshop Halftone Screen
netCDF Data
Rocket D3 Executable Object Module Data
Atlantis Word Processor Sound Scheme
Adobe AIR Native Extension
Velvet Studio Music Module

The .ans filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

abs (1), zns (1), ns (1), asn (1), anz (1), anw (1), anc (1), ams (1), ags (1), wns (1), nas (1), as (1), anx (1), ane (1), an (1)

Can't open a .ans file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ans

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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