>> ANS file

ANS file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ans - ANSI Art Text

ANSI art is a computer artform that was widely used at one time on BBSes.

Document files
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ANSI Art Text related extensions:
Electric Quilt Document
TI-Nspire PublishView Document
TI-Nspire Document
SMART Notebook Document
Windows Help Full Text Group File
Help and Support Center HHT

.anx - HotDocs Answer

The ANX data files are related to HotDocs. 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.

Data files
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HotDocs Answer related extensions:
HotDocs Answer
HotDocs Component File
HotDocs Answer Library
HotDocs Clause Archive
HotDocs Auto-Assemble File
HotDocs Auto-Install File

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

Can't open a .ans 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.

The .ans file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

abs, ags, ahs, ams, an, anc, ane, anw, anx, anz, as, asn, nas, ns, wns

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

netCDF Data
Mattson WinFIRST Binary Data
AGS Data File
Nastran Input File

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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