File Extension Library

.ANS File Extension

  • Category: Text Files
  • Format: Text

What are .ANS files and how to open them?

Can't open .ANS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .ANS file.

What is a .ANS file extension?

.ANS file extension has been classified as Text Files. The format of .ANS file is Text

.ANS is ANSI Text File

Text document graphic based on the ANSI text standard; may also be used to store text graphics, which uses characters to display images in a text document.

List of all softwares that can open the ANSI Text File
Microsoft Notepad
Bare Bones TextWrangler
File Type 2 HotDocs Binary Answer File
Developer by: HotDocs Category: Data Files Format: Binary

File created by HotDocs, a document preparation application; saves "answers" that can be used for filling fields in a HotDocs form document (.HFD or .HPD file); saved using binary formatting whereas the newer .ANX format uses XML formatting.

NOTE: ANS files were used primarily by older versions of HotDocs. However, recent versions still support saving and loading ANS files in addition to ANX files.

List of all softwares that can open the HotDocs Binary Answer File

How to fix problems with .ANS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ANS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ANS file format
  2. You need to check the .ANS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)