Files with asx extension are commonly used for Advanced Stream Redirectors. A link of sort used to launch streamed video in Media player.
There is one other file type using
the ASX file extension!
.asx - Alpha Five temporary index file
Software that works with asx file extension
ASX file extension - Microsoft Advanced Streaming Redirector
What is asx file? How to open asx files?
The asx file extension is used for Advanced Stream Redirector files. Also known as Windows Media Metafiles, these are text files that provide information about a file stream and its presentation.
The asx files go beyond the simple task of defining playlists to provide Windows Media Player with information about how to present particular media items of the playlist.
Windows Media Metafiles are based on XML syntax and can be encoded in either ANSI or UNICODE (UTF-8) format. They are made up of various elements with their associated tags and attributes. Each element in a Windows Media metafile defines a particular setting or action for Windows Media Player.
The asx files can point to any media file type that Windows Media Player recognizes and supports.
The default software associated to asx file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows Media Player is default multimedia player installed in Microsoft Windows. WMP can manage music, videos and pictures in computer, play or view them, sync them with portable devices, or burn them on CD/DVD media. It also supports home media sharing with other computers.
List of software applications associated to the .asx file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open asx file, edit asx file, convert asx file, view asx file, play asx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open asx file
- Edit asx file
- Play asx file
- Import asx file
- Settings asx file
- Others asx file