There are 7 other file types using
the A file extension!

a file icon.a - Alpha Channel image data file

a file icon.a - Ada programming language source code file

a file icon.a - Assembly source code file

a file icon.a - Unix static object code library file

a file icon.a - Free Pascal file

a file icon.a - Hellhog XP game archive file

a file icon.a - Jabbim (Jabber client) file

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A file extension - Red Hat Linux archive file

What is a file? How to open a files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The A file extension is associated with the Linux operating system distribution called Red Hat Linux. It is available for Desktops, Servers and mainframe computers. The .a file stores archived data.

The default software associated to a file type:

Linux operating systems icon

Various Linux developers logo Linux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open A files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension A:

As far as we know, this .a file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .a file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open a file, edit a file, convert a file, view a file, play a file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others a file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with a file - Red Hat Linux archive file

Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses a file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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