AZL filename suffix is mostly used for Amazon Kindle Data Format files. Files with AZL extension may be used by programs distributed for Amazon Kindle, Android, iOS, Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with AZL extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 5266 various file formats. Users are advised to use Amazon Kindle for PC software for managing AZL files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file. Amazon Kindle for PC software was developed by Amazon.com, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about AZL files or the Amazon Kindle for PC software program.
The following list contains programs grouped by 5 operating systems that support AZL files. Files with AZL suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening AZL files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with AZL files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with AZL files.
Problems with opening and working with AZL files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with AZL files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Amazon Kindle for PC or different compatible program, such as Amazon Kindle, Amazon Kindle for iPhone, Amazon Kindle for Android. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support AZL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Amazon Kindle for PC installed is by going to developer’s website (Amazon.com, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening AZL files still occur even after installing Amazon Kindle for PC, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Amazon Kindle for PC is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Amazon Kindle for PC installed, it may not support AZL 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 Amazon Kindle for PC.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate AZL files with latest version of Amazon Kindle for PC you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper AZL file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AZL file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the AZL file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. AZL file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the AZL file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with AZL extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Amazon Kindle Data Format file.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support AZL files. Close all running programs and try opening the AZL file.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Amazon Kindle Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle AZL files.
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