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ASAX file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.asax - ASP.NET Application

The ASAX development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. The ASAX file is a Microsoft ASP.NET Application. The Global.asax file is the central point for ASP.NET applications. It provides numerous events to handle various application-wide tasks such as user authentication, application start up, and dealing with user sessions.

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
Development files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .asax file extension. Even harmful programs can create .asax files. Be especially cautious with .asax files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .asax 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 .asax file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aax, asa, asas, asx, sax

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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