ASX File Extension

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Microsoft Advanced Streaming Redirector Format
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ASX file?

.ASX file format is Advanced Stream Redirector and it is a type of Extensible Markup Language (XML) metafile. The main purpose of ASX file format is to store playlist of a number of Windows Media files for a specific multimedia presentation.

These files contain information related to a specific media file stream to which they are associated. ASX files provide the information of presentation of media files that are listed in the ASX files to the Windows Media Player. They provide with the shortcut of the specified media file to the Windows Media Player. To open such files you need audio playing software applications like VLC media player.

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the ASX file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the ASX file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the ASX file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the ASX file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the ASX file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the ASX file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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