The ASAX file extension is related to the ASP.NET a server side scripting technology. The *.asax file stores optional source code for ASP.NET application.

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ASAX file extension - ASP.NET application optional source file

What is asax file? How to open asax files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

asax file icon: asax filetype icon

The .asax file extension is related to Microsoft's ASP.NET server side scripting technology - a free technology that allows programmers to create dynamic web sites and applications.

The Global.asax file, also known as the ASP.NET application file, is an optional file that contains code for responding to application-level and session-level events raised by ASP.NET or by HTTP modules.

The Global.asax file resides in the root directory of an ASP.NET application. At run time, Global.asax is parsed and compiled into a dynamically generated .NET Framework class derived from the HttpApplication base class. ASP.NET is configured so that any direct URL request for the Global.asax file is automatically rejected; external users cannot download or view the code in it.

Mime: application/xml

The default software associated to asax file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Visual Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications.

ASP.NET icon

Microsoft Corporation logo ASP.NET  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft ASP.NET is web application framework used by web programmers to crate web applications, web services and dynamic web sites. Source code of ASP.NET web is written in static (X)HTML and dynamic parts use .NET source code. ASP.NET pages work in all web browsers, such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera etc.

Microsoft Internet Information Services picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Internet Information Services  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is web server application distributed with Microsoft Windows Server as well as some editions of Microsoft Windows. IIS supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP protocols.

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Help how to open ASAX files:

Use Visual Studio or any text editing tool to view content of *.asax files.

How to convert file with extension ASAX:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert source code or script files

List of software applications associated to the .asax file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open asax file, edit asax file, convert asax file, view asax file, play asax file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the asax files.

  • Open asax file
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Software that open asax file - ASP.NET application optional source file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with asax file by default:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Adobe Dreamweaver small icon Adobe Dreamweaver

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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