ACTIONSCRIPT file format description

Many people share .actionscript files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .actionscript file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .actionscript files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.as - Adobe Flash ActionScript

The AS development files are related to Adobe Flash Professional. The AS file is an Adobe Flash ActionScript. ActionScript is the programming language of the Flash Player runtime.

Adobe Flash Professional
Development files
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Adobe Flash ActionScript related extensions:
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Development Plug-in
CrossWorks for ARM Object
Forth Source Code
Xojo Toolbar Data
Xscript Data File
QM Compiled Macro

Naturally, other applications may also use the .actionscript file extension. Even harmful programs can create .actionscript files. Be especially cautious with .actionscript files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .actionscript 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 can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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