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File Type 1Adobe Swatch Exchange File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
3.4 (8 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategorySettings Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File used by Adobe InDesign and Illustrator professional page layout and graphics applications; also used by Adobe Color, a touch app for Android and iOS devices; contains a color swatch, which is a saved collection of colors; allows illustrators and publishers to share color swatches.

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NOTE: ASE files were introduced with version 2 of Adobe's Creative Suite (CS). Photoshop saves color swatches as .ACO files.

Program(s) that open .ASE files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe InDesign CC
Adobe InCopy CC
Adobe Photoshop CC
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe InDesign CC
Adobe InCopy CC
Adobe Photoshop CC
iOS LogoiOS
Adobe Color CC
Android LogoAndroid
Adobe Color CC
Updated 7/6/2015

File Type 2Autodesk ASCII Scene Export File

DeveloperAutodesk
Popularity
3.0 (4 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryText Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Text file containing 2D or 3D scene information; exported by various Autodesk programs; saved in a text format, which is more compatible with other programs.

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ASE files are similar to Autodesk .ASC files, but contain additional scene information, as well as points and shapes.

Program(s) that open .ASE files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Autodesk AutoCAD 2016
Autodesk 3ds Max 2016
Any text editor
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Any text editor
Updated 10/4/2007

File Type 3Velvet Studio Sample

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
1.5 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryAudio Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Audio sample used by Velvet Studio, an audio tracking program; used for creating different instrument sounds

Program(s) that open .ASE files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Velvet Development Velvet Studio
Updated 2006