There are 7 other file types using
the ASC file extension!

empty icon.asc - ASCII text

empty icon.asc - PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) signature

asc icon.asc - Adobe Flash ActionScript communications scripts

empty icon.asc - Apohysis script

empty icon.asc - Atlantis Word Processor spellchecker data

asc icon.asc - Atari Jaguar sound patch

empty icon.asc - LTspice circuit schematic

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ASC file extension - 3D Studio Max 3D ASCII scene

What is asc file? How to open asc files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

asc file icon: asc filetype icon

The asc file extension is associated with 3D Studio Max, one of the most widely-used 3D animation programs, developed by Autodesk, Inc.

The asc files contain 3D scenes (geometric points and shapes) in ASCII text format and can be readable in any text editor, but to view the 3D scene, file has to be opened in the 3D Studio Max, AutoCAD or other CAD application, that supports ASC file format.

ASC file format was developed by Autodesk for easier interchange of the 3D data between 3D modeling applications.

The default software associated to open asc file:

3ds Max (3D Studio Max) icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo3ds Max (3D Studio Max)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A popular 3D animation software, 3ds Max (previously known as 3D Studio Max) is used by professional to create stunning 3D content. It contains modeling capabilities, flexible plug-in architecture, scripting language, etc. It is mostly used by computer game developers. It is also used to create movie visual effects. 3ds Max is only for Microsoft Windows.

Help how to open:

Use 3D Studio Max to open the *.asc files, or any text editor to view them.

How to convert:

The 3D ASCII scene file can be exported to another 3D file formats.

Find conversions from asc file:

asc to dwg

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List of software applications associated to the .asc 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 asc file, edit asc file, convert asc file, view asc file, play asc 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 asc files.

Software that open asc file - 3D Studio Max 3D ASCII scene

Programs supporting the exension asc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open asc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with asc file by default:
3ds Max (3D Studio Max) small icon 3ds Max (3D Studio Max)
Other suggested software:
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD

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