.AST File Extension

.AST File Extension

File Type 1

ClarisWorks Assistant File

Developer Apple
Popularity
3.2  |  9 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

What is an AST file?

Assistant for creating a new document in ClarisWorks; similar to a template, but offers additional assistance in composing the file; can be used to create business cards, calendars, newsletters, presentations, etc.

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NOTE: Both AppleWorks and ClarisWorks have been discontinued.

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Programs that open AST files

Windows
Apple ClarisWorks
Mac
Apple ClarisWorks
Updated August 10, 2014
File Type 2

Adobe Color Separations Table

Developer Adobe Systems
Popularity
2.5  |  8 Votes
Category Settings Files
Format N/A

What is an AST file?

Contains color separation options that can be loaded by several Adobe programs; may be used for defining color separations for printing, exporting to PDF, or exporting to another program; can be used for images using RGB, CMYK, and other color modes.

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Another common color separations format is a "Desktop Color Separations" (.DCS) file, which was developed by Quark.

Programs that open AST files

Windows
Updated December 4, 2018
File Type 3

Ability Spreadsheet Template

Developer Ability Plus Software
Popularity
3.0  |  5 Votes
Category Spreadsheet Files
Format Binary

What is an AST file?

Spreadsheet template created by Ability Spreadsheet, an application that is part of the productivity suite Ability Office; used for creating multiple Ability spreadsheets (.AWS files) from the same template.

Programs that open AST files

Windows
Free Trial
Updated November 3, 2011
File Type 4

Nintendo Wii Music File

Developer Nintendo
Popularity
3.0  |  2 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is an AST file?

An AST file is an audio file used in a Nintendo Wii video game. It contains in-game music. AST files are most notably used by Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

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The AST file format is one of many proprietary file formats Nintendo uses to store in-game music. Those who rip the contents of their Wii game discs or explore Wii-related forums are most likely to encounter AST files, extracted from certain Wii video games. A variety of Super Mario Galaxy's AST files, for example, can be found online.

How do I open an AST file?

While most popular media players cannot open AST files, various player-created utilities allow gamers to convert AST files to more common audio formats, such as .MP3 and .WAV. For example, you can use astConverter (Windows) to convert AST files to the MP3, WAV, or .OGG format.

Programs that open AST files

Updated May 24, 2021

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