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ALFA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.alfa - Abbreviated Language For Authorization Data

The ALFA data files are related to ALFA Plugin for Eclipse. The ALFA file is an Abbreviated Language For Authorization Data. ALFA (Abbreviated Language For Authorization) is a pseudocode language used in the formulation of access-control policies.

ALFA Plugin for Eclipse
Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .alfa file extension. Even harmful programs can create .alfa files. Be especially cautious with .alfa files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .alfa 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 .alfa file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

afa, ala, alf, lfa

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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