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A5L File Extension

Authorware 5 Library
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.5 (2 votes)

What is A5L file?

A5L filename suffix is mostly used for Authorware 5 Library files. Authorware 5 Library format was developed by Adobe Systems. Files with A5L extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. A5L file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Adobe Authorware is by far the most used program for working with A5L files. Software named Adobe Authorware was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and A5L files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support A5L file extension

The following listing features A5L-compatible programs. Files with A5L extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support A5L file

How to open file with A5L extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening A5L files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with A5L files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Adobe Authorware

Install software to open A5L file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening A5L files is that no program that can handle A5L files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Adobe Authorware developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Adobe Authorware installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Adobe Authorware to the latest version

Update software that support file extension A5LIf you already have Adobe Authorware installed on your systems and A5L files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Adobe Authorware installed, it may not support A5L format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Authorware.

Step 3. Associate Authorware 5 Library files with Adobe Authorware

If you have the latest version of Adobe Authorware installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage A5L on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with A5L file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the A5L with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe Authorware is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open A5L files and clicking OK.
Associate software with A5L file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected A5L file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Adobe Authorware and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with A5L extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the A5L file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the A5L file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check A5L file for viruses
1. Check the A5L file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the A5L file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the A5L file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the A5L file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with A5L extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe Authorware

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support A5L files. Close all running programs and try opening the A5L file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Authorware 5 Library file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle A5L files.

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