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

We collected the information you should know about the .alaw filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .alaw 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

.alaw - A-Law Compressed Audio File

The ALAW file is a Audio file, which is connected to the A-Law Compressed Audio File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the A-Law Compressed Audio File (.alaw) files can be opened or converted with the help of QuickTime Player.

Format description:
ALAW format
Category:
Audio
Application:
QuickTime Player
Mime-type:
audio/raw
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
al, alw
Related links:
SOX
Related extensions:
.3dmf
QuickDraw 3D Metafile
.3g2
3GPP2 Video File
.3ga
3GP Audio File
.3gp
3GP Video File
.alac
ALAC Encoded Audio
.amc
AMC Video

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

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

If the program necessary for opening the .alaw file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .alaw 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 .alaw file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .alaw extension

The .alaw 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 .alaw files.

aaw, ala, law

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

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

.aaw
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007 Configuration
.ala
Alan IF Document
.law
eLawForms Form Document
.alw
A-Law Compressed Audio File

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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