File Extension ASE

.ASE File

File extension: ASE
File type: ASCII Export File


Notes about the ASE file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The ASE file type is primarily associated with '3ds Max' by Autodesk, Inc.. 3ds max is a 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution.

Detailed information for file extension ASE:


Primary association: 3ds Max
Company: Autodesk, Inc.
Identifying characters Hex: 2A 33 44 53 4D 41 58 5F 41 53 43 49 49 45 58 50 4F 52 54 , ASCII: *3DSMAX_ASCIIEXPORT

Other applications associated with file type ASE:

  • Adobe (Swatch Exchange) by Adobe Systems IncorporatedAdobe Swatch Exchange (.ASE) is a file format that was introduced in Creative Suite 2 to share color swatches between the CS2 programs for color management. This association is classified as Graphic.
  • Alice (Scene Export File) by Carnegie Mellon UniversityAlice is a modern programming environment designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn basic computer science while creating animated movies, simple video games, where students control the behavior of 3D objects and characters in a virtual world. A2C files are text Alice exports. This association is classified as Text.
  • Velvet Studio Sample
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .ASE

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: Photoshop.ExchangeableSwatchFile.10
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhootoshopCS\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Photoshop.exe


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