ANL File

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

What is an ANL file?

An .ANL file is a SimLife Animal file. These ANL files contain the game files used in SimLife, a video game that simulates the interaction between life-forms in a virtual environment. You could experiment with plant and animal genetics to see if the new species would survive. This game was released on pc, Mac, and Amiga, a home computer that was popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

What else are .ANL files used for?

While SimLife Animal is a popular type of ANL-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ANL extension.

The ANL file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So an ANL opener may not be able to open all kinds of ANL files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited ANL viewer.

WinAsks Editor Analysis

Through our analysis of ANL files, we know that one use of the format is WinAsks Editor Analysis . 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.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Various ANL file openers, viewers, etc.

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

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NCEDIT ApplicationNCEDIT ApplicationUser submitted
Perytons 802.15.4/Zigbee/RF4CE/6LoWPAN AnalyzerPerytons 802.15.4/Zigbee/RF4CE/6LoWPAN AnalyzerUser submitted
Cold-Formed Steel Design SoftwareCold-Formed Steel Design SoftwareUser submitted
WINEEG ApplicationWINEEG ApplicationUser submitted
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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ANL-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 ANL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!