.ASX File Extension

File Type:
Microsoft ASF Redirector File

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

What is an ASX file?

Asx file extension has Microsoft ASF Redirector file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "video files" category.

ASX file is typically a multimedia playlist or shortcut to a media file (such as the .ASF file). It contains references to one or more URLs linking to where multimedia file is located. The file may be also used to save multimedia playlists.

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

asx file icon
File Type:
Microsoft ASF Redirector File
Video Files

How to open ASX file?

Double click the asx 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 .asx 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 asx 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".

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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 asx 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 ASX 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 asx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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