What are AAS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an AAS file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your AAS files.
What is an AAS file?
AAS files have multiple uses, and Advanced Authoring System adventure is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Advanced Authoring System adventure
AAS is an acronym for Advanced Authoring System. AAS is a system used to create text-based adventure games. They chose an XML-based design for AAS due to time constrictions. With this design, the GUI and game interpreter could be run in Java. Within a month, they set up the AAS manual, the AAS interpreter engine, the GUI, the AAS IDE, and the AAS interpreter's encryption. After the setup was complete, some of the members wrote and released a few sample games. Now AAS is available for all interactive fiction fans to enjoy.
How to open AAS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the AAS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AAS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different AAS openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 8, 2021
All known file formats using extension .AAS
While Advanced Authoring System adventure is a popular type of AAS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .AAS file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Archos Signed / Encrypted Data
We know that one AAS format is Archos Signed / Encrypted Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of AAS files. Remember, different programs may use AAS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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