ASHXfile extension

ASP.NET Web Handler File

Have trouble opening the .ashx extension? Don't panic! This page explains ashx files and suggests programs you may use to open ashx files. You can download these programs through this page!


What is ASHX file?

An ASHX file is considered a web page, part of an ASP.NET web server application. This file contains links to other pages placed on the web server and sent to the web browser. ASHX files are handled by the HTTP handler on the ASP.NET server if the web browser requests the page.

Additional data

ASHX files are often used to send a PDF file to a browser, as the ASHX file contains a link to the PDF document. When the file is downloaded, its extension is not renamed to .pdf, remaining with .ashx. If that happens, the user can rename the file extension to .pdf, which will be viewable through Adobe Reader or another PDF viewer.

How to open ASHX file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the ashx extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the ashx file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the ashx file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open ASHX files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your ashx file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.