>> ALIAS file

ALIAS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pix - Alias Wavefront Picture

The PIX graphic files are related to XnView. PIX file is an Alias Wavefront Picture.

Graphic files
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alias, als
Alias Wavefront Picture related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

Naturally, other applications may also use the .alias file extension. Even harmful programs can create .alias files. Be especially cautious with .alias files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .alias 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.

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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