What is a .AL File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .al extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .al file extension and how to open it.

What is a .AL file?

The file extension .AL is A-Law Compressed Sound Format. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .al file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .AL file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .AL file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .al file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple QuickTime Player software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AL 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Apple QuickTime Player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AL file on Mac

The .al file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple QuickTime Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AL file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple QuickTime Player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AL file?

If you are still unable to open the .AL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AL file.alac – Apple, .alaw – A-Law Compressed Sound Format, .alb – Alpha Software, .albm – HP, .album – GLC_Player Album File. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AL file with the Apple QuickTime Player program on Windows and Apple QuickTime Player program on Mac.