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

empty icon.a - Alpha Channel image data file

empty icon.a - Assembly source code file

empty icon.a - Unix static object code library file

empty icon.a - Red Hat Linux archive

empty icon.a - Free Pascal file

empty icon.a - Hellhog XP game archive file

a icon.a - Jabbim (Jabber client) file

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A file - Ada programming language source code

What is a file? How to open a files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The a file extension is associated with Ada, is a structured, statically typed, imperative, and object-oriented high-level computer programming language based on Pascal.

It was originally designed by a team led by Jean Ichbiah of CII Honeywell Bull under contract to the United States Department of Defense during 1977–1983 to supersede the hundreds of programming languages then used by the US Department of Defense (DoD).

This a file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.a source code files.

How to convert:

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.

Related links:

Ada web site.

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