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

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

asc icon.asc - Adobe Flash ActionScript communications scripts

asc icon.asc - 3D Studio Max 3D ASCII scene

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

Bookmark & share this page with others:

ASC file extension - ASCII text

What is asc file? How to open asc files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

File extension asc is associated with the ASCII text files. ASCII is an acronym for American Standard Code for Information.

Typical .asc file contains text data saved/formatted in ASCII code.

Updated: July 14, 2022

The default software associated to open asc file:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open:

ASCII .asc files can be opened and edited with any text editor.

How to convert:

Use any text editor or word processor to transform .asc files to other formats.

Find conversions from asc file:

asc to dwg

asc to dxf

asc to jpg

asc to obj

asc to pdf

asc to stl

asc to txt

Find converter to asc file type:

3ds to asc

ascii to asc

dwg to asc

igs to asc

log to asc

text to asc

txt to asc

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 - ASCII text

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:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom
GetDiz small icon GetDiz
PSPad small icon PSPad
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Previous file extension
ARTASK file extension > Text file types

Next file extension
file extension ASCII


Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed