Files with alaw suffix can be typically encountered as audio files saved in the A-law G.711 European telephony file format.

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ALAW file extension - A-law G.711 European telephony file

What is alaw file? How to open alaw files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

alaw file icon: alaw filetype icon

File extension alaw is associated with the A-law G.711 European telephony file format.

G.711 is an ITU-T standard for audio companding. It is primarily used in telephony. The standard was released for usage in 1972.

G.711 represents logarithmic pulse-code modulation (PCM) samples for signals of voice frequencies, sampled at the rate of 8000 samples/second.

The default software associated to alaw file type:

Awave Studio icon

FMJ-Software logo Awave Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  FMJ-Software

Awave Studio is universal audio tool that supports editing and converting of many audio file formats from different platforms. In the latest versions of Awave Studio developers announced about 260 audio formats can be read in it. Awave Studio is available for Microsoft Windows.

Help how to open ALAW files:

We know that Awave Studio should be capable of .alaw file playback or edit.

How to convert file with extension ALAW:

Various audio files can be usually converted between different format.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .alaw 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 alaw file, edit alaw file, convert alaw file, view alaw file, play alaw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Play alaw file

alaw file player - programs that play alaw file - A-law G.711 European telephony file

Click on the link to get more information about Awave Studio for play alaw file action.

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