AAS File Type- The quick facts
What are AAS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an AAS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is an AAS file?
AAS files have multiple uses, and Advanced Authoring System adventure is one of them.
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 4 different AAS openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 8, 2021
More file formats using the AAS extensionThrough our research of AAS files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.
Archos signed / encrypted data
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.