.AST File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Color Separations Table

Having trouble opening .ast extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ast files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ast files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an AST file?

Ast file extension has Adobe Color Separations Table file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Associated with Adobe, the file stores color separation options. It may be used to define color separations for printing as well as exporting to PDF or another program. The file can be also employed for images that use CMYK, RGB, or other color modes.

The “Desktop Color Separations” (.DCS) file is also a common color separations file format, associated with Quark.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ast file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Color Separations Table
Settings Files

How to open AST file?

Double click the ast file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ast extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ast extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ast file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open AST files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ast file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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