Open ACSM file

The most common choise: Adobe Content server message

How to open Adobe Content server message .acsm files

acsm file icon Have you had trouble opening the acsm file on your computer? What are acsm files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is acsm file?

E-books vouchers intended for the Adobe Digital Editions digital content management platform use files with the acsm file extension, which essentially act as purchase tickets.

Adobe Content server message description

ACSM files are used for management of content from Adobe Digital Editions platform.

The data in ACSM format are used to activate and download Adobe DRM protected content. It is not the actual eBook file itself, but a license file that authorizes the user to download the eBook.

The ACSM file is downloaded when a user purchases an eBook online and then opened with Adobe Digital Editions, which downloads the actual eBook.

Suggested software to open acsm file

Adobe Digital Editions

Electronic book viewer based on Flash, a successor to Adobe eBook Reader

Adobe Digital Editions for Mac

Mac version of Adobe's free e-book viewer and manager

Adobe Creative Cloud

Latest, subscription based productivity suite from Adobe

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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