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 - Red Hat Linux archive 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 - Unix static object code library file

What is a file? How to open a files?

File type specification:

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The A file extension is associated with the static object code library files used in UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems, like Linux and Mac OS X. A static library is basically a set of object files that were copied into a single file.

The default software associated to a file type:

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The Open Group logo Unix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  The Open Group

Unix is multi-tasking operating system for various platforms. The first version was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

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

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with a file - Unix static object code library file

Click on the software link for more information about Unix. Unix 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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