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ALW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.alaw - A-Law Compressed Audio File

The ALAW audio files are related to QuickTime Player. ALAW file is an A-Law Compressed Audio File. A-law algorithm is an audio compression scheme defined by Consultative Committee for International Telephony and Telegraphy or CCITT G.711 which constrict 16-bit linear PCM data down to 8 bits of logarithmic data.

Application:
QuickTime Player
Category:
Audio files
Mime-type:
audio/raw
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
al, alw
A-Law Compressed Audio File related extensions:
.xwv
Valve Xbox360 Audio Data
.orc
Voyetra Digital Orchestrator Pro Song
.mld
MFi Phone Ringtone
.mmf
SMAF Audio
.shn
Shorten Compressed Audio
.vb
Sony Playstation Wave Bank Body

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

Can't open a .alw 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:

example.alw

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 .alw file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

awl, aiw, zlw, lw, apw, als, ald, akw, xlw, law, aw, amw, ale, ala

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.awl
Siemens AWL File
.aiw
FDS Imaging Software Configuration
.al
A-Law Compressed Audio File
.ale
Avid Log Exchange File
.akw
Adobe RoboHelp Help A-Keywords Index
.als
Alias Wavefront Picture

Operating systems

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

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