.AXD File Extension

File Type:
ASP.NET Web Handler File

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

What is an AXD file?

Axd file extension has ASP.NET Web Handler file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "web files" category.

Commonly used by ASP.NET apps, used to manage embedded resource requests, the handler file provides various instructions, concerning retrieving embedded resources. The latter includes images, .CSS and .JS files, etc. The file may be as well used when inserting resources into a Web page and accessing it on the server.

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

axd file icon
File Type:
ASP.NET Web Handler File
Web Files

How to open AXD file?

Double click the axd 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 .axd 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 axd 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 axd 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 AXD 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 axd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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