What is a .A52 File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .a52 extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .a52 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .A52 file?

The .A52 file extension comes from Atari 5200 ROM. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .a52 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .A52 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .A52 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .A52 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .a52 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MESS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .A52 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the MESS software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .A52 file?

If you are still unable to open the .A52 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .A52 file.a52 – Dolby Laboratories. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .A52 file with the MESS program on Windows.