ALX File Type

- The quick facts

What are ALX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ALX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an ALX file?

ALX files have multiple uses, and BlackBerry Application Loader is one of them.

BlackBerry Application Loader

Files that contain the .alx file extension are Application Loader files. These files are created in the XML format and contain information about applications that are to be installed on a BlackBerry mobile device.

The ALX file format is used by the BlackBerry Desktop Manager and contains data that pertains to the computer location of the file you wish to install on your BlackBerry device.

How to open ALX files

We have identified one ALX opener that is compatible with this specific type of ALX file.

Programs that open BlackBerry Application Loader files

Last updated: February 27, 2022

All known file formats using extension .ALX

While BlackBerry Application Loader is a popular type of ALX-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ALX extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ActiveX Layout Control File

The .alx file extension is also used for ActiveX layout control files. These files contain HTML that is embedded into associated website pages. This is an obsolete technology used with the Internet Explorer browser.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different ALX openers which you will find listed below.

Alpha Five Database Index

The Alpha Five database software also uses the .alx file suffix. This software application uses the .alx file extension for database information files that are used by the program.

ALX opener for Windows

We have identified one ALX opener that is compatible with this specific type of ALX file.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Active Library ExplorerActive Library ExplorerUser submitted
ALEXALEXUser submitted
1-More PhotoCalendar1-More PhotoCalendarUser submitted
LICADLICADUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
AldfaerAldfaerUser submitted
Desktop Tools for RIM HandheldsDesktop Tools for RIM HandheldsUser submitted