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What are ASK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ASK 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 ASK files.

What is an ASK file?

ASK files have multiple uses, and askSam database is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

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 five different ASK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

All known file formats using extension .ASK

While askSam database is a popular type of ASK-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ASK file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

WinAsks Player Compiled App

We know that one ASK format is WinAsks Player Compiled App. 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 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

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