ASSY File Extension

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Siemens NX Assembly Data Format

What is ASSY file?

ASSY filename suffix is mostly used for Siemens NX Assembly Data Format files. ASSY files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. ASSY file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4754 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports ASSY files is Siemens NX. On the official website of Siemens AG developer not only will you find detailed information about theSiemens NX software, but also about ASSY and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ASSY file extension

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

Programs that support ASSY file

Windows Windows

Updated: 05/23/2020

How to open file with ASSY extension?

Being unable to open files with ASSY extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Siemens NX Assembly Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Siemens NX

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ASSY files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Siemens NX and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Siemens NX website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Siemens NX

You still cannot access ASSY files although Siemens NX 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 ASSY files are not compatible with Siemens NX. The most recent version of Siemens NX is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Siemens NX to ASSY files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ASSY files with latest version of Siemens NX you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the ASSY with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Siemens NX is installed, check the Always use this app to open ASSY files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ASSY file open the file menu and choose 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 ASSY extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the ASSY 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 ASSY file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the ASSY in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ASSY file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the ASSY file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. ASSY file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic ASSY file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the ASSY file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Siemens NX Assembly Data Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Siemens NX

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ASSY files. Close all running programs and try opening the ASSY file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Siemens NX Assembly Data Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ASSY files.

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