.ASM File Extension
File Type 1Assembly Language Source Code File
What is an ASM file?
Program written in assembly language, a low level programming language that can be converted to machine language; may be edited with a text editor and run using an assembler program, such as HLA, MASM, FASM, NASM, or GAS.
File Type 2Visual Studio Assembler Source Code File
.ASM File Association 2
Assembly source code file created by Microsoft Visual Studio, a Windows software development program; contains low-level source code that can be translated directly into machine code; typically used only for optimizing small segments of application code.
Since assembly code is typically more difficult to write than C or C++ code, ASM files are often combined with C or C++ files that handle the majority of the application logic.
File Type 3Pro/ENGINEER Assembly File
.ASM File Association 3
Assembly file created by Pro/ENGINEER, a program used for designing three-dimensional products; contains one or more design parts (.PRT files) and their assembly specifications; used to combine parts together into an assembled component.
File Type 4Solid Edge Assembly File
.ASM File Association 4
Assembly file created by Solid Edge, a CAD program used to create product designs; contains an assembly design, which may include one or more parts; used to store design data for simulating manufacturing assembly processes.