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ALAC file format description

Many people share .alac files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .alac file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .alac files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.alac - ALAC Encoded Audio

The ALAC audio files are related to QuickTime Player. ALAC file is an ALAC Encoded Audio. Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) is an audio codec developed by Apple Inc. for lossless data compression of digital music.

QuickTime Player
Audio files
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ALAC Encoded Audio related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .alac file extension. Even harmful programs can create .alac files. Be especially cautious with .alac files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .alac file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .alac file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aac, ala, alax, alc, lac

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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