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Details of extension .asc

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .asc file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .asc file format 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 .asc files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 11 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII
  2. Adobe ActionScript Communication Script
  3. Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data
  4. Atari Jaguar Sound Patch
  5. Apophysis Script
  6. ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File
  7. Shimadzu LabSolutions ASCII Spectral Data
  8. SOBEK RTC Communication Data
  9. Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Data
  10. LTspice Circuit Schematic Data
  11. Plain Text Document

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Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII

asc file - Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII
The ASC file is a storage of 3D scene information for use by rendering applications. ASC file is editable with a simple text editor.
Application: Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: text/plain
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.x XBLite Source Code
.lwz Lightwave 3D Plugin
.ase Autodesk 3D Studio ASCII Scene Export
.pd3 Autodesk 3D Studio Max Data

Adobe ActionScript Communication Script

asc file - Adobe ActionScript Communication Script
The ASC file belongs to the Development category and works with Adobe Flash Professional, being used as an Adobe ActionScript Communication Script. ActionScript is the programming language of the Flash Player runtime. The developer is still actively supporting the Adobe Flash Professional, likely. Our data shows that Adobe Flash Professional uses 16 more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.as3 ActionScript 3.0 Source Code
.prf Adobe Director Preferences Data
.dir Macromedia Director Movie
.fla Shockwave Flash Source File

Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data

asc file - Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with Neuroscan Curry, being used as a Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data. Compumedics Neuroscan is a leading developer of research software for neurophysiology, neuroimaging, and neurodiagnostic systems. The developer is still actively supporting the Neuroscan Curry, likely. Our data shows that Neuroscan Curry uses 4 more file types.
Application: Neuroscan Curry
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.eeg Neuroscan EEG Data
.elp Polhemus 3D Location Data
.3dd Neuroscan 3D Coordinates Data
.tri Neuroscan Triangulated Surface Data

Atari Jaguar Sound Patch

asc file - Atari Jaguar Sound Patch
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with Atari Jaguar, being used as an Atari Jaguar Sound Patch. The Atari Jaguar is a 64-bit home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation, originally released in November 1993. The developer no longer updates Atari Jaguar and does not provide support anymore. Our data shows that Atari Jaguar uses 17 more file types.
Application: Atari Jaguar
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
od
Related extensions:
.dta Atari Jaguar Binary Image
.ccr Atari Jaguar Cinepak Chunky-format Video
.out Atari Jaguar Parsed MIDI Audio
.scr Atari Jaguar Cinepak Smooth-format Video

Apophysis Script

asc file - Apophysis Script
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with Apophysis, being used as an Apophysis Script. Apophysis is a windows application made in delphi for creating, editing and rendering fractal flames. The developer is still actively supporting the Apophysis, likely. According to our data, Apophysis uses one more file types.
Application: Apophysis
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.ugr Apophysis Gradient File

ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File

asc file - ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File
The ASC file belongs to the Document category and works with GPG, being used as an ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File. ASCII Armor is a special text format that GPG (and PGP) use to convert binary data into ASCII text. ASCII Armored data is especially suitable for use in email messages. The developer is still actively supporting the GPG, likely. Based on our current information, GPG does not use other file types.
Application: GPG
Program name: -
Category: Document files
Mime-type: application/x-pgp
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.sig GPG/PGP Signature

Shimadzu LabSolutions ASCII Spectral Data

asc file - Shimadzu LabSolutions ASCII Spectral Data
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with LabSolutions IR, being used as a Shimadzu LabSolutions ASCII Spectral Data. LabSolutions IR is a file based FTIR control and analysis software developed by Shimadzu. The developer is still actively supporting the LabSolutions IR, likely. According to our data, LabSolutions IR uses one more file types.
Application: LabSolutions IR
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.qgd Shimadzu GCMS Data
.ispd Shimadzu LabSolutions IR Data
.asf ANALECT FT-IR Data

SOBEK RTC Communication Data

asc file - SOBEK RTC Communication Data
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with SOBEK, being used as a SOBEK RTC Communication Data. SOBEK is a modelling suite for flood forecasting, optimization of drainage systems, control of irrigation systems, sewer overflow design, river morphology, salt intrusion and surface water quality. The developer is still actively supporting the SOBEK, likely. Our data shows that SOBEK uses 9 more file types.
Application: SOBEK
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.msg SOBEK Communications Data
.wnd SOBEK Wind Data
.dbg SOBEK Debug Data
.rks SOBEK Rainfall Series Data

Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Data

asc file - Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Data
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with Atlantis Word Processor, being used as an Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Data. Atlantis Word Processor is a stand-alone word processor for Microsoft Windows developed by Rising Sun Solutions, Inc. The developer is still actively supporting the Atlantis Word Processor, likely. Our data shows that Atlantis Word Processor uses 5 more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.asn Atlantis Word Processor Sound Scheme
.zlx Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Dictionary

LTspice Circuit Schematic Data

asc file - LTspice Circuit Schematic Data
The ASC file belongs to the Data category and works with LTspice, being used as an LTspice Circuit Schematic Data. LTspice is freeware computer software implementing a SPICE simulator of electronic circuits, produced by semiconductor manufacturer Linear Technology. The developer is still actively supporting the LTspice, likely. Our data shows that LTspice uses 3 more file types.
Application: LTspice
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.asy LTspice Symbols Data
.bjt LTspice Bipolar Design
.sp LTspice Netlist Data

Plain Text Document

txt file - Plain Text Document
The TXT file belongs to the Document category and works with Notepad, being used as a Plain Text Document. Plain text is textual material, usually in a disk file, that is (largely) unformatted. The developer is still actively supporting the Notepad, likely. Our data shows that Notepad uses 67 more file types.
Application: Notepad
Program name: notepad.exe
Category: Document files
Mime-type: text/plain
Aliases:
asc, ascii, note, notes, now, plain, text, wtx
Related extensions:
.uue Uuencoded Data
.rip RIP Image
.tab ASCII Guitar Tab
.tx_ Compressed TXT File

The .asc 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 .asc extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .asc file extension wrong?

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

.xsc Dataset Designer Internal Data
.axc Microsoft Dynamics AX Configuration
.acs AtariTools-800 Font Data
.sac Scream Recorded SAC Data
.sc Scitex Continuous Tone
.ac AC3D Model

The .asc extension is frequently misused

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

xsc (1), axc (1), acs (1), sac (1), sc (1), ac (1), asd (1), asf (1), aec (1), asv (1)

Having trouble opening a .asc file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.asc

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 with 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