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ASC file extension

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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4 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File

.asc
Description:
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.
ASC format description not yet available
Category: Document files
Application: GPG
Mime-type: application/x-pgp
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ASC aliases:
-
ASC related links:
ASC related extensions:
GPG/PGP Signature

✅ Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII

.asc
Description:
ASC is a storage of 3D scene information for use by rendering applications. ASC file is editable with a simple text editor.
ASC format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ASC aliases:
-
ASC related links:
-
ASC related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

O2C 3D Model

Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data

Autodesk Maya 3D Project

NVSG SDK Scene Graph

Autodesk Maya 3D Binary Scene

SketchUp Document

RealFlow Project

Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene

✅ SOBEK RTC Communication Data

.asc
Description:
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.
ASC format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: SOBEK
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ASC aliases:
-
ASC related links:
-
ASC related extensions:
SOBEK Rainfall Series Data

SOBEK Wind Data

SOBEK History Data

SOBEK Debug Data

SOBEK Real-time Control Data

SOBEK Communications Data

SOBEK Water Quality Locations Data

SOBEK Filenames Data

SOBEK Digital Elevation Map Data

✅ Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data

.asc
Description:
ASC file is a Neuroscan 3D ASCII Data. Compumedics Neuroscan is a leading developer of research software for neurophysiology, neuroimaging, and neurodiagnostic systems.
ASC format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Neuroscan Curry
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ASC aliases:
-
ASC related links:
-
ASC related extensions:
Neuroscan EEG Data

Neuroscan 3D Coordinates Data

Neuroscan Triangulated Surface Data

Polhemus 3D Location Data

✅ Plain Text Document

.txt
Description:
TXT file is a Plain Text Document. Plain text is textual material, usually in a disk file, that is (largely) unformatted.
Category: Document files
Application: Notepad
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
TXT aliases:
asc, ascii, note, notes, now, plain, text
TXT related links:
-
TXT related extensions:
ANSI Art Text

Archive Description

General History File

General Log

Rich Text Format Document

OpenDocument Text

NFO File

Uuencoded Data

Microsoft Reader E-Book Document

ASCII Guitar Tab

Other types of files may also use the .asc file extension.

🚫 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:

ac, acc, acs, aec, aqc, as, asd, asf, ass, asv, asx, awc, axc, qsc, sac

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

GNU Autoconf Input File
CaseWare Working Papers Client File
MakeMusic Finale Auto-save File
Scitex Continuous Tone
KaleidaGraph Script
Advanced Stream Redirector
Alpha Five Database Index
Adobe Photoshop Selective Color
MATLAB AutoSave File
Crestron SIMPL Program Autosave

🔴 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:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.asc

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .asc file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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