.ANS File Extension
File Type 1ANSI Text File
What is an ANS file?
Text document graphic based on the ANSI text standard; may also be used to store text graphics, which uses characters to display images in a text document.
File Type 2HotDocs Binary Answer File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
.ANS File Association 2
File created by HotDocs, a document preparation application; saves "answers" that can be used for filling fields in a HotDocs form document (.HFD or .HPD file); saved using binary formatting whereas the newer .ANX format uses XML formatting.
NOTE: ANS files were used primarily by older versions of HotDocs. However, recent versions still support saving and loading ANS files in addition to ANX files.