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:
.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:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
ax, wsx, acx, sax, azx, axs, awx, ass, asc, as, xsx, aex, sx, qsx, axx
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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