ASSBIN File Extension

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Substance Painter Scene Format

What is ASSBIN file?

ASSBIN filename suffix is mostly used for Substance Painter Scene Format files. Files with ASSBIN extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. ASSBIN file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the 3D Image Files category. Users are advised to use Substance Painter software for managing ASSBIN files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Substance Painter software was developed by Allegorithmic, and on its official website you may find more information about ASSBIN files or the Substance Painter software program.

Programs which support ASSBIN file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support ASSBIN files. ASSBIN files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ASSBIN file

Updated: 08/10/2020

How to open file with ASSBIN extension?

Problems with accessing ASSBIN may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with ASSBIN extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Substance Painter software

Install software to open ASSBIN file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ASSBIN files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Substance Painter developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 Substance Painter installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Allegorithmic website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Substance Painter and update if needed

Update software that support file extension ASSBINIf you already have Substance Painter installed on your systems and ASSBIN files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why ASSBIN files are not compatible with Substance Painter. The most recent version of Substance Painter is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ASSBIN files to Substance Painter

If you have the latest version of Substance Painter installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ASSBIN on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with ASSBIN file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the ASSBIN file and choose Open with option
  • 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 Substance Painter installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open ASSBIN files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with ASSBIN file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ASSBIN file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Substance Painter and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ASSBIN extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the ASSBIN for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ASSBIN file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ASSBIN file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the ASSBIN file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the ASSBIN file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with ASSBIN extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Substance Painter

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ASSBIN extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Substance Painter Scene Format files. It may be the case that the ASSBIN files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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