An abst file extension is related to the Adobe HDS (HTTP Dynamic Streaming) bootstrap data format.

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ABST file extension - Adobe HDS bootstrap data

What is abst file? How to open abst files?

File type specification:

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The abst file extension is associated with the Adobe HDS (HTTP Dynamic Streaming), a solution used for streaming multimedia data over HTTP connections.

The abst file contains bootstrap data used by HDS.

The default software associated to open abst file:

HTTP Dynamic Streaming icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoHTTP Dynamic Streaming  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

HTTP Dynamic Streaming enables on-demand and live adaptive bitrate video delivery of standards-based MP4 media over regular HTTP connections. HDS lets you leverage existing cache infrastructures and provides tools for integration of content preparation into existing encoding workflows.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .abst file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .abst file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open abst file, edit abst file, convert abst file, view abst file, play abst file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with abst file - Adobe HDS bootstrap data

Click on the software link for more information about HTTP Dynamic Streaming. HTTP Dynamic Streaming uses abst file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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