Files with alaw file extension 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 data

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

The alaw file extension 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.

This alaw 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.

The default software associated to open alaw file:

Awave Studio icon

FMJ-Software logoAwave Studio  Microsoft Windows software

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A 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.

Help how to open:

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

How to convert:

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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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's database).

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

Programs supporting the exension alaw on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Awave Studio for play alaw file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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