Opening ASM files

Did your computer fail to open an ASM file? We explain what ASM files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your ASM files.

What is an ASM file?

The .asm file extension is used for a source code or script file format. These ASM files contain lines of code in assembly language, and this can be converted to machine language. Applications created with assembly language use these .asm files.

Assembly language is a programming language that was developed in the mid 1950s. Presently, script files in C or C++ are combined with these ASM files, which are also known as assembler source code files.

These .asm files can be opened and edited using a common text editing program like Notepad. For quicker and easier creation and editing of ASM files and other files, Microsoft Visual Studio can provide more options than text editing programs.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

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