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ASX file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.asx - Advanced Stream Redirector

The ASX video files are related to Windows Media Player. ASX file is an Advanced Stream Redirector. The ASX format is a type of XML metafile designed to store a list of Windows Media files to play during a multimedia presentation.

Windows Media Player
Video files
- / -
Advanced Stream Redirector related extensions:
DigitalVDO Compressed Video
SubStation Alpha Subtitle
Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle
Matroska Subtitle
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro Video
Magic Lantern RAW Video

.asx - Alpha Five Database Index

The ASX development files are related to Alpha Five. ASX file is an Alpha Five Database Index. Alpha Five is a beginner friendly application development environment.

Alpha Five
Development files
- / -
Alpha Five Database Index related extensions:
Alpha Four Sort List
Alpha Four Field Rules
Alan v3 Source Code
Alan v3 Adventure Code
XLNT Script
JRun Server Application

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

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

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

acx, aex, aqx, as, asa, asc, asd, ass, asz, awx, ax, axs, axx, azx, qsx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Atari ST Executable
ArcIMS XML Project
Plain Text Document
DirectShow Filter Plugin
Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle
WinMX Server Information 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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