File extension ase is mainly related to the 3ds Max, a 3D modeling tool. An ase file stores scene in ASCII text file format.

There are 3 other file types using
the ASE file extension!

ase icon.ase - Velvet Studio sample

empty icon.ase - Adobe Color Swatch Exchange

empty icon.ase - Alice scene export

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ASE file extension - 3D Studio Max ASCII scene export data

What is ase file? How to open ase files?

File type specification:

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

ase file icon: ase filetype icon

File extension ase is used by 3D Studio Max, 3D graphic and modeling software for Microsoft Windows operating system developed by Autodesk, Inc.

A typical .ase file stores exported 3D scene data in ASCII text file format (information about 3D scene, shapes, pointers, etc.). These files can be opened in other software developed by Autodesk, like AutoCAD.

The default software associated to open ase 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:

ASE format can probably be opened in wide range of 3D graphic software.

How to convert:

The Autodesk ASCII scene export file format can be transformed to other 3D file formats.

Find conversions from ase file:

ase to aco

ase to act

ase to dxf

ase to jpg

ase to obj

ase to pdf

ase to png

Find converter to ase file type:

3ds to ase

aco to ase

fbx to ase

iv to ase

max to ase

obj to ase

png to ase

File identification strings:

HEX code: 2A 33 44 53 4D 41 58 5F 41 53 43 49 49 45 58 50 4F

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

Software that open ase file - 3D Studio Max ASCII scene export data

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

Microsoft Windows:

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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