What is a .ALD File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .ald extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .ald file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .ALD file?

The .ALD file extension stands for Dynamics AX Application Label Data File. It was developed by Microsoft. The file is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .ALD file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ald file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Dynamics AX software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ALD 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Dynamics AX software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .ALD file?

If you cannot open the .ALD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ALD file.aldf – Foundation Aldfaer, .ale – Avid Technology, .alf – The Sage Group, .alf – Unity Technologies, .alf – PcProfi. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .ALD file with the Microsoft Dynamics AX program on Windows.