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: 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 recommended 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's database).

  • Others asc file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with asc file - PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) signature

Click on the software link for more information about Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy uses asc 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.).

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