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.AS File Extension

File Type 1ActionScript File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
3.5 (16 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is an AS file?

An AS file is a source code file written in ActionScript, a scripting language originally developed by Macromedia but now developed by Adobe Systems. It contains variables, functions, and references to other files. AS files are typically used for creating interactive Flash applications.

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ActionScript files are often saved along with the Animate movie (.FLA file) that references the AS file. ActionScript files can be edited within Animate or with a basic text editor.

NOTE: Animate was formerly known as Flash, which was originally developed by Macromedia but then merged with Adobe in 2005. Flash became Animate in 2016.

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Programs that open AS files
Updated 10/17/2016

File Type 2AngelScript File

DeveloperAndreas J├Ânsson
Popularity
1.5 (2 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.AS File Association 2

An AS file is a source code file written in AngelScript, a scripting library used to extend the functionality of applications via external scripts. It contains AngelScript, which includes functions, variables, script classes, expressions, statements, and object handles.

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AngelScript class syntax is similar to C/C++. AngelScript can be used with any C++ IDE and C/C++ functions can be called within an AngelScript environment. AngelScript is primarily used in the development of video games such as Rigs of Rods, Penumbra: Overture, Dustforce, and Amnesia: The Dark Descent. AS files can be edited with basic text editors.

NOTE: AS files are also used to store ActionScript source code.

Programs that open AS files
Updated 9/19/2016

File Type 3AppleSingle File

DeveloperApple
Popularity
1.0 (3 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.AS File Association 3

File created in the AppleSingle format, an archiving format used by older Macintosh systems that have the A/UX operating system; saves both the resource fork and the data fork in a single file; now considered an obsolete file format.

Programs that open AS files
Updated 10/17/2011

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