.AST File Extension
File Type 1ClarisWorks Assistant File
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.
NOTE: Both AppleWorks and ClarisWorks have been discontinued.
File Type 2Adobe Color Separations Table
.AST File Association 2
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.
Another common color separations format is a "Desktop Color Separations" (.DCS) file, which was developed by Quark.
File Type 3Ability Spreadsheet Template
.AST File Association 3
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.