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AL file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .al file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .al file?
  • What program do I need to open a .al file?
  • How can the .al file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .al files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ A-Law Compressed Audio File

ALAW file is an A-Law Compressed Audio File. A-law algorithm is an audio compression scheme defined by Consultative Committee for International Telephony and Telegraphy or CCITT G.711 which constrict 16-bit linear PCM data down to 8 bits of logarithmic data.
Category: Audio files
Application: QuickTime Player
Mime-type: audio/raw
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ALAW aliases:
al, alw
ALAW related links:
ALAW related extensions:
Windows Waveform Sound

GSM Audio File

Signed Word Audio File

U-Law Compressed Audio File

Other types of files may also use the .al file extension.

🔄 .al converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .al files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .al file can be converted into one of the following formats:

wve, cdr, smp, prc, au, avr, dat, hcom, ul, lpc10, pls, fssd, ircam, cdda, s1

🚫 The .al file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

a1, ai, ak, am, ao, ap, la, ql, wl, xl, zl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Adobe Illustrator Drawing
AI Game Data
XBLite Source Code
Free Pascal Compiled Archive
Wanderlust Configuration
WebSuite Active Page
Zlib Compressed Data
Lossless Audio Compressed Data
Microsoft Excel Worksheet
Microth InPad Layout File

🔴 Can't open a .al file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .al file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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