Open AST files

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    Adobe Photoshop Colour Separation Table
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    Adobe Systems
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Have you encountered a problem with a AST 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 AST file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your AST file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is AST file?

The file extension AST identifies templates of the spreadsheet program Ability Spreadsheet. An AST file contains formatting and data that serve as the basis for creating multiple aws documents with the same characteristics.

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The template files can be created by the user or come from Ability Plus Software itself.

Spreadsheet is part of the Ability Office and not available separately. The software package is available in different editions and was also licensed by other manufacturers. These sell the products under their own name and with a partially adapted interface.

Programs which can open a AST file

How to open file with AST extension?

In order to open a file with AST extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening AST 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 AST files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Photoshop or other program from the list

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

Set Adobe Photoshop as the default program for opening AST 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 AST 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 Photoshop applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Photoshop has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with AST files

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

  • File data is corrupted
  • AST 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 AST files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • AST 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)

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