What is ASX File Extension?

Overview

ASX stands for Advanced Stream Redirector. It is an XML type of file which aims to store the data of Windows media files. The file extension is targeted to ASF formatted file type and holds all the details of Windows media player. If you are using the player, check out its file extension. It will be displayed as .asx.

Category

The file extension comes under Microsoft ASF Redirector File category.

Supporting Apps

  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • VideoLAN VLC Media Player
  • Nullsoft Winamp

MIME Type

  • video/x-ms-asf
  • application/ms-asx
  • application/ms-asx-plugin
  • application/asx

Developer

The file extension is taken care by the tech giant Microsoft Corporation.

File Signature

3C

Encoding in .ASX File

It supports Unicode and ANSI encoding

How to View the File Extension

An ASX file can be opened by its supported applications like Windows Media Player.