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LAA File Extension

LucasArts AdLib Audio

What is LAA file?

Full format name of files that use LAA extension is LucasArts AdLib Audio. Files with LAA extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. LAA file format, along with 771 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. The software recommended for managing LAA files is Winamp. Software named Winamp was created by Radionomy. In order to find more detailed information on the software and LAA files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support LAA file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support LAA files. LAA files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support LAA file

Windows Windows

How to open file with LAA extension?

Being unable to open files with LAA extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to LucasArts AdLib Audio files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Winamp

Install software to open LAA file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports LAA files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Winamp. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Winamp website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Winamp to the latest version

Update software that support file extension LAAYou still cannot access LAA files although Winamp is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Winamp installed, it may not support LAA 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 Winamp.

Step 3. Assign Winamp to LAA files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate LAA files with latest version of Winamp you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with LAA file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

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

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the LAA for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the LAA file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the LAA file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the LAA file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. LAA file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the LAA file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the LAA 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. If the LAA file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Winamp

If the systems has insufficient resources to open LAA files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with LucasArts AdLib Audio files. It may be the case that the LAA files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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