ALAN file format description
Many people share .alan files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .alan file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .alan files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.alan - Alan v3 Source Code
ALAN file is an Alan v3 Source Code. Alan is a tool for creating works of Interactive Fiction, a.k.a text adventures. It is easy to use. It's focus has always been on the authoring aspects.
- .alan file format description:
- ALAN format
- Alan IF
- Development files
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- Alan v3 Source Code related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .alan file extension. Even harmful programs can create .alan files. Be especially cautious with .alan files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .alan 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .alan file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
aan, lan, ala, aln
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Avid Pro Tools Analysis Data
- Alan IF Document
- ClustalW2 Alignment Data
- ERDAS LAN
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