What is a .AS File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .as extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .as file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .AS file?

The file extension .AS stands for ActionScript File. The creator of this file extension is Adobe Systems. The format of this file is text, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .as file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .AS file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .AS file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .as file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Notepad++ software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Adobe Animate CC 2019, FlashDevelop, Microsoft Notepad and Notepad++.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Notepad++ software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AS file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .as file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Animate CC 2019, MacroMates TextMate and Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AS 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe Animate CC 2019 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AS file?

If you cannot open the .AS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AS file.as – Apple, .as – Andreas Jonsson. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AS file with the Notepad++, Adobe Animate CC 2019, FlashDevelop, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows and Adobe Animate CC 2019, MacroMates TextMate, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac.