An alpha file extension is associated with the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

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Software that open alpha file

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ALPHA file extension - Gimp data

What is alpha file? How to open alpha files?

File type specification:

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Files with alpha file extension are related to the Gimp (also known as GNU Image Manipulation Program), a software for various platforms that allows users to create and picture images.

An alpha file stores some kind of data used by Gimp.

The default software associated to open alpha file:

GIMP icon

The GIMP Team logoGIMP  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The GIMP Team

GIMP is a free graphic and photo editor used to photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GIMP is able to expand its features with plug-ins and extensions.

Help how to open:

The *.alpha files are used for internal purposes of Gimp.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .alpha 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 software applications associated to the .alpha 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 alpha file, edit alpha file, convert alpha file, view alpha file, play alpha file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting alpha files.

Programs that can create alpha file - Gimp data

Programs supporting the exension alpha on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create alpha file action.

Microsoft Windows:


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