Files with als extension can be found as bitmap images in old Alias Research bitmap format.

There are 4 other file types using
the ALS file extension!

empty icon.als - Pro/ENGINEER temporary data

empty icon.als - Arcade Lines graphic resource

empty icon.als - Ableton Live project

empty icon.als - PSpice alias file format

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ALS file extension - Alias bitmap image

What is als file? How to open als files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

als file icon: als filetype icon

File extension als is also used for a special bitmap graphics (24bit RLE) format created by Alias Research for its Vivid ray-tracer.

Wavefront Technologies was a computer graphics company that developed and sold animation software used in Hollywood motion pictures and other industries.

In 1995, Wavefront Technologies was purchased by Silicon Graphics and merged with Alias Research to form Alias|Wavefront.

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Updated: August 1, 2022

The default software associated to open als file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

You should be still able to view these files using XnView.

How to convert:

Images can be usually exported or converted to other formats.

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

als file viewer - programs that view als file - Alias bitmap image

Programs supporting the exension als on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view als file action.


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