What is a .UASSET File And How To Open It – Epic Games (Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .uasset extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .uasset file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .UASSET file?

The file extension .UASSET stands for Unreal Asset File. This file extension was developed by Epic Games. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .UASSET file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Epic Games UnrealEd software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Epic Games UnrealEd software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .UASSET 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Epic Games UnrealEd software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .UASSET file?

If you cannot open the .UASSET file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .UASSET file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .uax – Epic Games, .ub – Unsigned Byte Audio File, .ubj – The Buzz Media, .ubox – Universe Sandbox, .ubz – The OpenBoard Team. 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 .UASSET file with the Epic Games UnrealEd program on Windows.