ALF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an ALF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ALF files.

What is an ALF file?

An .ALF file is an Alf test file. Through our analysis of ALF files, we know that one use of the format is Alf test. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open ALF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension ALF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different ALF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension ALF

While we know of one file format using the .ALF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .ALF file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of ALF files. Remember, different programs may use ALF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

AL-Mail32AL-Mail32User submitted
desktopdesktopUser submitted
AlfieAlfieUser submitted
IXOS-eCONIXOS-eCONUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
Windows ViewerWindows ViewerUser submitted
Custom QuickLabelCustom QuickLabelUser submitted
almailalmailUser submitted
ALFALFUser submitted
Teamcenter VisualizationTeamcenter VisualizationUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ALF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with ALF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!