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

empty icon.asc - ASCII text

asc icon.asc - Adobe Flash ActionScript communications scripts

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

empty icon.asc - Apohysis script file

empty icon.asc - Atlantis Word Processor spellchecker file

asc icon.asc - Atari Jaguar sound patch file

empty icon.asc - LTspice circuit schematic

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ASC file extension - PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) signature

What is asc file? How to open asc files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

File extension asc is also known to be used by PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), a data encryption and decryption computer program for Windows.

Tis type of .asc files contain PGP digital signatures.

MIME types:
application/pgp

The default software associated to asc file type:

Symantec Corporation logoPretty Good Privacy  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Pretty Good Privacy is used to protect and share information online. Pretty Good Privacy was developed to help human rights organizations communicate safely via electronic mail. It was later acquired by Symantec.

Help how to open ASC files:

You can import these signatures to PGP.

How to convert file with extension ASC:

These files are not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .asc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting asc files.

  • Create asc file
  • Import asc file
  • Others asc file

Programs that can create asc file - PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) signature

Click on the link to get more information about Pretty Good Privacy for create asc file action.

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