Files with as$ suffix seems to be found as old temporary files generated by Microsoft Word when a document was opened.

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AS$ file extension - Microsoft Word temporary file

What is as$ file? How to open as$ files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

File extension as$ seems to be related to some earlier version of Microsoft Word, in which .as$ files were generated when a document was opened and edited - and not yet saved.

Most likely earlier variant of autorecover files (.asd) that are used in modern version of Word. It doesn't look like new Word can open these files.

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open as$ file:

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Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easily create documents. Almost every, if not every, computer user knows .doc and .docx Word documents.

Help how to open:

Specific version of MS Word could auto-recover these files, but other than that, no other program can most lilkely access the data.

How to convert:

Temporary files are typically not meant to be converted to anything else and it is often also not possible at all.

List of software applications associated to the .as$ 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 as$ file, edit as$ file, convert as$ file, view as$ file, play as$ file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 as$ files.

Programs that can create as$ file - Microsoft Word temporary file

Programs supporting the exension as$ on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Word for create as$ file action.

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