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Informations about the ALAC filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .alac filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .alac file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.alac - ALAC Encoded Audio

The ALAC file is a Audio file, which is connected to the ALAC Encoded Audio according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the ALAC Encoded Audio (.alac) files can be opened or converted with the help of QuickTime Player.

Format description:
ALAC format
QuickTime Player
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
QuickDraw 3D Metafile
3GPP2 Video File
3GP Audio File
3GP Video File
A-Law Compressed Audio File
AMC Video

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .alac file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .alac extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .alac files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .alac file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .alac file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .alac file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .alac file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .alac extension

The .alac filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .alac files.

aac, alc, ala, lac, alax

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .alac file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .alac extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Advanced Audio Coding Stream
Alan IF Document
Quest III A La Carte File
Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Label Cache
Ableton Live Clip
Cognos Local Authentication Cache

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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