An ass file extension is used for a special movie subtitle format called Aegisub Advanced Substation. Not so common subtitle format supported by most modern media players, like VLC.
There are 3 other file types using
the ASS file extension!
.ass - ASS I/O archive file
.ass - Assembler/Disassembler 68HC11 file
.ass - Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist game data file
Software that works with ass file extension
ASS file extension - Advanced SubStation Alpha subtitle file
What is ass file? How to open ass files?
File type specification:
The ass file extension is used for Advanced SubStation Alpha subtitles files used for movies. SubStation Alpha (SSA) is an external subtitle file format that supports Text Formatting and Styling.
It has a lot of options including Karaoke, audio effects, graphic drawing etc. It is popular in the Anime scene and among Karaoke fans.
There were several versions. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 4+. The latter is better known Advanced SubStation (ASS). Only 4 and 4+ are still being used.
ASS subtitles are also popular for use with 3D movies after conversion to 3D format and playable with VLC. Very popular format for text subtitles is .srt, but ASS subtitles format has more advantages and options than SRT.
The default software associated to ass file type:
Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team
VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.
VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.
Aegisub is a free, cross-platform open source tool for creating and modifying subtitles.
List of software applications associated to the .ass 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 ass file, edit ass file, convert ass file, view ass file, play ass file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open ass file
- Save ass file
- Edit ass file
- Play ass file
- Convert ass file
- Create ass file
- Export ass file
Software that open ass file - Advanced SubStation Alpha subtitle file
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