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Informations about the ASS filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .ass filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .ass file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.ass - Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle

The ASS file is a Video file, which is connected to the Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle (.ass) files can be opened or converted with the help of Media Player Classic.

Format description:
ASS format
Media Player Classic
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
DTS Encoded Audio File
Media Player Classic Playlist
SubStation Alpha Subtitle

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .ass file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .ass extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .ass files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .ass file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .ass file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .ass file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .ass file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .ass extension

The .ass filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .ass files.

zss, acs, wss, sas, azs, aws, asx, asq, asc, aes, xss, ss, qss, axs, asz

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .ass file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .ass extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Microsoft Agent Character
QT Style Sheet
Alpha Five Database Index
Autodesk 3D Studio ASCII Scene Export
Plain Text File
DB/TextWorks Access Control Special File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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