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ASI File Extension

Alpha Five Variable Format
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    Alpha Software
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What is ASI file?

ASI is a development file associated with Alpha Anywhere (formerly Alpha Five). ASI files store variables used as a part of website project development process. ASI file are used only during project development phase.

Alpha Anywhere

Alpha Anywhere is a website development environment for creating Rich internet applications and applications for mobile devices. ASI is a website project file. Alpha Anywhere is not a professional software development environment but rather a tool designed for non-professionals. It extensively uses premade components and modules. The main goal of Alpha Anywhere is to provide user with comprehensive set of development tools and intuitive interface in a single, easy to use package.

Programs which support ASI file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ASI files. ASI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ASI file

Windows Windows

Updated: 12/10/2022

How to open file with ASI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ASI files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Alpha Five Variable Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Alpha Five

Install software to open ASI file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ASI files is that no program that can handle ASI files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Alpha Five and install it on your device. 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 Alpha Five installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Alpha Software, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Alpha Five

Update software that support file extension ASIYou still cannot access ASI files although Alpha Five is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why ASI files are not compatible with Alpha Five. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Alpha Five.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ASI files to Alpha Five

If you have the latest version of Alpha Five installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ASI on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with ASI file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ASI file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Alpha Five installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open ASI files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with ASI file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ASI extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ASI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the ASI is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper ASI file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check ASI file for viruses
1. Verify that the ASI in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ASI file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the ASI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the ASI file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the ASI file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic ASI file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with ASI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Alpha Five

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ASI files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Alpha Five Variable Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ASI files.

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