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ASC file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.asc - ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File

The ASC document files are related to GPG. 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.

Application:
GPG
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
application/x-pgp
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
ASCII Armored GPG/PGP File related extensions:
.krs
GEUS Document
.fcstd1
FreeCAD Document Backup
.brep
Boundary Representation File
.fcstd
FreeCAD Standard Document
.lxe
Luxology Modo 3D Scene
.ldf
Luratech Portable Document

.asc - Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII

The ASC data files are related to Autodesk 3D Studio MAX. ASC is a storage of 3D scene information for use by rendering applications. ASC file is editable with a simple text editor.

Application:
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
text/plain
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII related extensions:
.dwh
Autodesk AutoCAD DWGLOG Log
.mvf
Autodesk AutoFlix Animation Data
.cgx
Autodesk Land Desktop Label Style
.cjb
Autodesk Cleaner XL Job
.lsb
Lightscape Binary Data
.lsa
Lightscape ASCII Data

.txt - Plain Text Document

The TXT document files are related to Notepad. TXT file is a Plain Text Document. Plain text is textual material, usually in a disk file, that is (largely) unformatted.

Application:
Notepad
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
text/plain
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
asc, ascii, note, notes, now, text
Plain Text Document related extensions:
.ames
NASA Ames Data Exchange
.android
Android Related Readme
.apt
Nimbus 7 SAMS APRIORI Data
.bad
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message
.bbs
BBS Directory List
.bdp
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Bad Mail Pointer

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

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 can't open this file:

example.asc

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 .asc file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

awc, asv, zsc, sac, axc, xsc, ac, sc, qsc, asf, as, aec, acc, wsc, asx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.awc
Emulex AWC Firmware Update
.zsc
ZBrush Script
.axc
Microsoft Dynamics AX Configuration
.asv
Adobe Photoshop Selective Color
.asv
MATLAB AutoSave File
.sac
Single Assignment C Code

Operating systems

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

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