ANS File Type- The quick facts
What are ANS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an ANS 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 ANS file?
An .ANS file is an ANSI Escape-Sequence Text file. These ANS files contain the sequences used in ANSI escape sequences. ANSI controls cursor location, color, font styling, and other options on video text terminals and emulators. They get used in the development, scientific, and commercial text-based applications. These sequences embed ASCII escape characters and bracket into the text code.
How to open ANS files
We have identified 1 ANS opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of ANS file.
Programs that open ANSI Escape-Sequence Text files
Last updated: January 25, 2022
Other file formats using extension .ANS
While ANSI Escape-Sequence Text is a popular type of ANS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ANS extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
ANSYS model data
Through our analysis of ANS files, we know that one use of the format is ANSYS model data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different ANS openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of ANS files. Remember, different programs may use ANS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Stuffit Expander||User submitted|
|Flash Movie Player||User submitted|
|progeCAD Professional||User submitted|
|AN Expert Editor||User submitted|
|progeCAD Professional English||User submitted|
|femm Application||User submitted|
|C_Browser Application||User submitted|
|Seclore FileSecure||User submitted|
|Delcam PAF Wizard||User submitted|