Open ASND files

  • Full name
    Adobe Soundbooth Sound Document Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
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Have you encountered a problem with a ASND file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a ASND file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your ASND file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is ASND file?

The file extension ASND identifies so-called Adobe sound or sound documents. It is a format used only by some Adobe products. Asnd files are not audio files but a kind of container that contains the original audio files of a project as well as the changes, effects and other audio settings. The original files are not changed, which is why this procedure is also called non-destructive.

More info

ASND files are mostly used for editing as well as effect editing audio data before adding to video files. It should be noted that ASND files can only be edited in Soundbooth, all other programs can only process them.

Programs which can open a ASND file

How to open file with ASND extension?

In order to open a file with ASND extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening ASND file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with ASND files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Flash Professional or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening ASND files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support ASND files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of ASND files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Flash Professional as the default program for opening ASND files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate ASND files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Flash Professional applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Flash Professional has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with ASND files

Sometimes problems with opening ASND files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • ASND files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open ASND files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • ASND file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)