File Extension Library

.ALE File Extension

  • Developer by: Avid Technology
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .ALE file?

.ALE file extension is created by Avid Technology. .ALE has been classified as Video Files. The format of .ALE file is Text.

.ALE is Avid Log Exchange File

Film database file created in the Avid Log Exchange (ALE) format; saved in a tab-delimited ASCII text format and contains a shot log of film, video, and audio data; used in the process of transferring film data between systems.

ALE files store both the schema (database columns) and the contents of a film database. Example fields may include camera roll identifiers, video track names, shooting dates, start and stop times, soundrolls, and descriptions.

List of all softwares that can open the Avid Log Exchange File
Avid Media Composer
Avid Xpress
Avid Media Composer
Apple Final Cut Pro X

How to Open .ALE file on different platforms

Open .ALE File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ALE
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ALE file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ALE files" Press "Ok"

Open .ALE File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ALE file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ALE File on Linux

Right click on the .ALE file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ALE File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ALE file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ALE File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ALE files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ALE files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ALE files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ALE file format
  2. You need to check the .ALE file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)