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ASX File Format

Microsoft Advanced Streaming Redirector file

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ASX is a file extension for a Microsoft Advanced Streaming Redirector Windows Media metafile format used to point to an ASF formatted file and contain information such as author and copyright and bibliographical information as well as how the file is presented with actions and settings in Windows Media Player.  ASX files are based on XML syntax and support ANSI and Unicode UTF-8 encoding.

MIME type:  application/asx, application/ms-asx-plugin, application/ms-asx

 

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ASX is a file extension for a Microsoft Advanced Streaming Redirector Windows Media metafile format used to point to an ASF formatted file and contain information such as author and copyright and bibliographical information as well as how the file is presented with actions and settings in Windows Media Player.  ASX files are based on XML syntax and support ANSI and Unicode UTF-8 encoding.

MIME type:  application/asx, application/ms-asx-plugin, application/ms-asx

 

Learn more about ASX files:

Search for answers to ASX-related questions at IT Knowledge Exchange.

This was last updated in July 2010
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