File Extension Database

Open ASF File

To open ASF file you need to find an application which works with that kind of file. ASF file extension is used by operating systems to recognize files with content of type ASF. Here is some information which will get you started.

How to Open ASF file

  • To see if you have an application which supports ASF file format you need to double click on the file.
  • This will either open it with matching application or Windows operating system will suggest you to look for an application for file extension ASF either on web or on local computer.
  • If there is no application on your computer which can open ASF files you need to search on the internet which application can open ASF files.

What is ASF File?

File extensions help computers locate correct application for specific files. Operating systems will not look into the content of the files to be opened, but instead, it will immediately locate the file extension of the file and locate for associated application that can open ASF files. This helps the computer to organize its functions and work much faster. Most operating systems (Windows) require the use of file extensions, but others do not (Unix).

These file extensions are also beneficial for us. By simply looking at the filename, we can determine what type of information is stored to that and what applications can open these files. Have you noticed that when your computer acquires an unknown file, it will ask your permission to look for associated program to open it or look for these programs over the Internet? Yes! These file extensions make the work of the computer easy. Once there is no application associated with the file, then the computer will immediately ask the users assistance to help look for the source files.

ASF File Applications

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Typical ASF application file locations:

  • %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:7 /Open "%L"
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe /LaunchPhotoViewer /v "%1"
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetch:7 /Play "%L"

Typical ASF mime types:

  • video/x-ms-asf

Frequently used application names to open ASF files:

  • Windows Media Player
  • Windows Live

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • ASFFile
  • WMP11.AssocFile.ASF

Open ASF File on Windows

Open ASF File on Mac OS

Open ASF File on Android

If you downloaded a ASF file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open ASF File on iPhone or iPad

To open ASF File on iOS device follow steps below:

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