ASS File Type

- The quick facts

What are ASS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ASS 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 ASS file?

An .ASS file is a SubStation Alpha Subtitles file.

Files that contain the .ass file extension are most commonly associated with the SubStation Alpha software program. These ASS files contain subtitle files that are created by the software application.

The ASS file format allows for the formatting and styling of subtitle text and is commonly used in Karaoke software. It is one of the few subtitle applications that allow for the formatting and stylizing of subtitle text and, as such, is very popular in Anime and Karaoke projects.

While ASS files are similar to other subtitle files in many ways, the ASS file format offers more advanced subtitle formatting than similar file formats such as the SRT file format.

How to open ASS files

We have identified one ASS opener that is compatible with this specific type of ASS file.

Programs that open SubStation Alpha Subtitles files

Last updated: February 27, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
ChocoPlayerChocoPlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
BaiduPlayerBaiduPlayerUser submitted
QQ PlayerQQ PlayerUser submitted
AegisubAegisubUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
PotplayerBitsPotplayerBitsUser submitted
SPlayerSPlayerUser submitted

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