File Extension ASD

.ASD File

File extension: ASD
File type: Automatic Backup
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Notes about the ASD file extension:



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The ASD file type is primarily associated with 'Word' by Microsoft Corporation. Office Word is an authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents using a set of writing tools.

Detailed information for file extension ASD:


Primary association: Word
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Related links: Recover a Lost File in Word 2007 or 2003

Other applications associated with file type ASD:

  • Advanced Streaming Format (Description) by Microsoft CorporationAdvanced Streaming Format is an open file format specification for streaming multimedia files containing text, graphics, sound, video, and animation. Advanced Streaming Format (ASF) does not define the format for any media streams within the file. Rather, it defines a standardized, extensible file container that is not dependent on a particular operating system or communication protocol, or on a particular method (such as HTML or MPEG 4) used to compose the data stream in the file. An ASF file consists of three objects: a Header object containing information about the file itself, a Data object containing the media streams, and an optional Index object that can help support random access to data within the file. The ASF specification has been submitted to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for consideration. Windows Media Encoder no longer supports .ASD files. If you attempt to load an .ASD file, you will be asked to create a .WME file.
  • Alphacam (Stone Drawing) by PlanitAlphacam is a leading CAD/CAM software solution for the Woodworking industry. The core product of the company is Alphacam and is used in the manufacture of many types of components, from simple routed parts to complex, 5-axis furniture components. This association is classified as CAD/CAM.
  • ASD Archiver (Compressed Archive)ASD is an old compression program by Tobias Svensson. This association is classified as Archive. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 41 53 44 30 31 1A , ASCII: ASD01
  • Astound Presentation
  • Live (Audio Analysis File) by Ableton AGLive is the result of musicians wanting a better way to create, produce and perform music using a computer. An analysis file is a little file that Live creates when a sample file is brought into the program for the first time. The analysis file contains data gathered by Live to help optimize the stretching quality, speed up the waveform display and automatically detect the tempo of long samples. These files have the same rootname as the audio file and must be in the same folder.
  • Lotus Screen Driver by IBMThis was a Lotus product. Lotus was bought out by IBM.
  • Origins (Embroidery Design) by Origins Software Technologies, Inc.The working file for Origins is an .ASD file extension. When you generate stitches from an image, Origins creates outlines from the image which become the basis for the stitches. These outlines stay with the design in the .ASD working file. This allows you full editing options when it is brought back into the program. (Origins is a trademark of Tacony Corp.) This association is classified as Graphic.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .ASD

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: Asf.RealTimeEncoder, FileType: ASF Stream Description File, AppName: Microsoft NetShow Rex
EXEFile: NSREX.EXE

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder, FileType: ASF Stream Description File, AppName: Windows Media Encoder
EXEFile: NSREX.EXE

ProgramID: ZipZag.asd
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ZipZag\zipzag.exe %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: D:\MICROS~1\Office10\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINDOW~4\Tools\nsrex.exe %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NETSHO~1\Tools\nsrex.exe %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\Office10\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office10\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office10\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\Office\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\Office10\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\Office10\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.CodificadorTiempoReal
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\Office\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\NSREX.EXE %1

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\Office\NSREX.EXE

ProgramID: Asf.RealTimeEncoder
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WI15DA~1\Tools\nsrex.exe

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .ASD

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type application/astoundAPLAC Ampl Shot Data File ASDi Sound Format ASF Real Time Encoder ASF Stream Description Format Algor/Superdraw Model Output File Found in Multiple GNU/Linux Packages Found in Some FreeBSD/NetBSD Packages Melco DOS [Embroidery File] Presentation (Astound) QUANTA ASD File Screen driver (Lotus 1-2-3) Windows Media Encoder Configuration File

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