Files with asset extension can be mainly found as compiled project assess for Unity game engine.

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Software that open asset file

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ASSET file extension - Unity asset data

What is asset file? How to open asset files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

File extension asset is mainly associated with the Unity game development tool.

The typical .asset file contains textures, assets, shader and other related data for 3D models. These files are created when a new game project is compiled.

Updated: November 13, 2023

The default software associated to open asset file:

Unity icon

Unity Technologies logoUnity  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Unity Technologies

Unity is a multiplatform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity just happens to contain the most powerful engine this side of a million dollars.

Unity Assets Explorer picture or screenshot

Unity Assets Explorer  Microsoft Windows software

Unity Assets Explorer is used to view the contents of Assets-files (Unity 3D engine) Allows you to: Extract all files, extract one file (from context menu), convert tex-files into a picture format DDS (on extraction), import the changed DDS-images to the archive.

Help how to open:

Use Unity SDK, or Unity Assets Explorer to view content of the Unity *.asset files.

If the game asset file cannot be opened by these tools, try to find specific modding tool for individual games.

How to convert:

As a whole *.asset files cannot be converted. However, certain elements from it may possibly be saved to other formats. be probably converted to other file formats.

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

Software that open asset file - Unity asset data

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with asset file by default:
Unity small icon Unity
Unity Assets Explorer

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