What are AST files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an AST 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 AST file?
AST files have multiple uses, and Actionamics Sound Tool Module is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Actionamics Sound Tool Module
The .ast files are module files used by the Actionamics Sound Tool. The Actionamics Sound Tool is a software created by Michael Kleps used in the Dyna Blaster games. Actionamics is also the name of the game development team in which Kleps is a member. The Actionamics Sound Tool created music for the said game in 1991. Dyna Blaster games are popularly known as the Bomberman franchise games in the US.
How to open AST files
Important: Different programs may use files with the AST file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AST file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different AST openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 4, 2023
All known file formats using extension .AST
While Actionamics Sound Tool Module is a popular type of AST-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .AST file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
All Sound Tracker Module
.ast files are audio modules created by the All Sound Tracker software. The All Sound Tracker is a music sequencer software, an application used to create music.
AST Audio Stream
We know that one AST format is AST Audio Stream. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Need for Speed: Underground Soundtrack
.ast files are soundtrack files used in the Need for Speed: Underground game. Need for Speed: Underground is a multi-platform racing game, the seventh title in the Need for Speed series. .ast files feature the game's soundtrack, a total of 26 songs were embedded throughout the game's various missions or as background music. EA Black Box developed the game, and Electronic Arts published it in 2003.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of AST files. Remember, different programs may use AST files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Adobe Photoshop||User submitted|
|WordPerfect Office||User submitted|
|Adobe Photoshop Elements||User submitted|
|Integrated Software Package||User submitted|
|Macromedia Dreamweaver MX||User submitted|
|Microsoft Application Virtualization||User submitted|
|Simply Accounting||User submitted|
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