AAS filename suffix is mostly used for Adobe Authorware Shocked Packet files. Adobe Authorware Shocked Packet format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated. AAS file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. AAS file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4237 other filename extensions listed in our database. Adobe Authorware supports AAS files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe Authorware software, but also about AAS and other supported file formats.
The following listing features AAS-compatible programs. AAS files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with AAS extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with AAS files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with AAS files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports AAS files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Adobe Authorware or one of the recommended programs (for example, Bong) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Adobe Authorware installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.
If you already have Adobe Authorware installed on your systems and AAS files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Adobe Authorware cannot handle files with AAS may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Adobe Authorware is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Adobe Authorware (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open AAS files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the AAS file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the AAS is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the AAS file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the AAS file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the AAS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with AAS extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Adobe Authorware Shocked Packet file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open AAS files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Adobe Authorware Shocked Packet files. It may be the case that the AAS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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