What is a .A5L File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .a5l extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .a5l file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .A5L file?

The file extension .A5L stands for Authorware 5 Library. It was developed by Adobe Systems. The format of this data related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .a5l file on 1 platform.

How to open a .A5L file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .A5L file on various operating systems.

How to open a .A5L file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .a5l file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Authorware software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .A5L file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Adobe Authorware software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .A5L file?

If you cannot open the .A5L file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .A5L file.a5rpt – Alpha Software, .a5w – Alpha Software, .a5w – Adobe Systems, .a5wcmp – Alpha Software, .a65 – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .A5L file with the Adobe Authorware program on Windows.