ASC file: How can I open a .ASC file?
The table below provides useful information about the .asc file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .asc file?
- What program do I need to open a .asc file?
- How can the .asc file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .asc files to another format?
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✅ ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File
The ASC file is 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.
✅ 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.
✅ SOBEK RTC Communication Data
The ASC file is 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.
✅ Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data
The ASC file is a Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data. Compumedics Neuroscan is a leading developer of research software for neurophysiology, neuroimaging, and neurodiagnostic systems.
✅ Shimadzu LabSolutions ASCII Spectral Data
The ASC file is a Shimadzu LabSolutions ASCII Spectral Data. LabSolutions IR is a file based FTIR control and analysis software developed by Shimadzu.
✅ Adobe ActionScript Communication Script
The ASC file is an Adobe ActionScript Communication Script. ActionScript is the programming language of the Flash Player runtime.
✅ Apophysis Script
The ASC file is an Apophysis Script. Apophysis is a windows application made in delphi for creating, editing and rendering fractal flames.
✅ Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Data
The ASC file is an Atlantis Word Processor Spellchecker Data. Atlantis Word Processor is a stand-alone word processor for Microsoft Windows developed by Rising Sun Solutions, Inc.
✅ LTspice Circuit Schematic Data
The ASC file is an LTspice Circuit Schematic Data. LTspice is freeware computer software implementing a SPICE simulator of electronic circuits, produced by semiconductor manufacturer Linear Technology.
✅ Atari Jaguar Sound Patch
The ASC file is 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.
✅ Plain Text Document
The TXT file is a Plain Text Document. Plain text is textual material, usually in a disk file, that is (largely) unformatted.
⚠ Be careful with .asc files.
It's important to know that the .asc file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .asc files. Be cautious when dealing with .asc files from unknown sources.
🚫 The .asc file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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🔴 Can't open a .asc file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Select an app to open this .asc file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .asc file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .asc file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .asc file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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