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How to open .asx file extension?

File Type : Multi Media Playlist Shortcut
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .asx file extension?

.asx file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
ASX files: The ASX file type is associated with 'Advanced Stream Redirector File' by Microsoft Corporation. It is primarily a playlist shortcut which gives the media player, the information on how to present the media file that is contained within the play list. It is basically a multimedia playlist or shortcut to an audio/video file (often an .ASF file); references one or more URLs that point to the locations of the audio and video files; used for storing multimedia playlists.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .asx files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Apple Quick Time
  • Real Player
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • GRETECH GOM Player
  • Nullsoft Winamp
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Ventis Media MediaMonkey 4
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple iTunes
  • Apple Quick Time
  • VideoLAN VLC media player