ASK File Type

- The quick facts

What are ASK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ASK 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 ASK file?

ASK files have multiple uses, and askSam database is one of them.

askSam database

.ask files are files used by the askSam application. askSam is a database desktop application that organized documents, email messages, spreadsheets, websites, addresses, and textfiles. askSam saved this information into folders where users can easily search them using the app. The search results were then exported into a spreadsheet or as a report. A Florida-based company called askSam Systems, founded in 1985, created askSam.

How to open ASK files

Important: Different programs may use files with the ASK file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ASK file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different ASK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

More file formats using the ASK extension

Through our research of ASK 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.

WinAsks Player compiled app

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of ASK files. Remember, different programs may use ASK files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ALPlayerALPlayerUser submitted
Anapod ExplorerAnapod ExplorerUser submitted
AREIL SketchAREIL SketchUser submitted
askSamaskSamUser submitted
WinAsksWinAsksUser submitted