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Details of extension .a4l

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .a4l file extension, which is related to Adobe Authorware Library.

We'll explain what exactly a .a4l file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .a4l files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. Adobe Authorware Library

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Adobe Authorware Library

a4l file - Adobe Authorware Library
The A4L file belongs to the Development category and works with Adobe Authorware, being used as an Adobe Authorware Library. Authorware is a visual authoring tool for creating rich-media e-learning applications for delivery on corporate networks, CD/DVD, and the Web. The developer is still actively supporting the Adobe Authorware, likely. Our data shows that Adobe Authorware uses 20 more file types.
Application: Adobe Authorware
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/x-authorware
a31, a3l, a41, a5l, a6l, a7l
Related extensions:
.a51 Adobe Authorware 5.1 Library
.aab Adobe Authorware Binary Map
.kdd Adobe Authorware Knowledge Display Data
.a7e Macromedia Authorware Packaged Library

The .a4l file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .a4l extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .a4l file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.al A-Law Compressed Audio File
.a41 Adobe Authorware Library
.a4m Macromedia Authorware Macintosh File
.arl Aureal Aspen Bank Data
.ael Asterisk Extension Language Source Code
.a4p A4Desk Pro Project

The .a4l extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .a4l filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

arl (1), a4m (1), a4p (1), atl (1), al (1), ael (1)

Having trouble opening a .a4l file?

If you want to open a .a4l file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .a4l association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.a4l

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android