The File Extensions Database

.ALM File Extension

  • Developer by: Alpha Software
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .ALM file?

.ALM is Alpha Five Library

Library referenced by Alpha Five, an IDE that enables users to develop Web applications; created, along with .ADB, .ALB, and .ALX files, as a database for tables, sets, and other objects that make up the application; contains scripts, menus, toolbars, bitmaps, user defined functions and import definitions utilized by more than one table.

ALM files are saved as part of an overall Alpha Five developer library database. They may be reused in other Alpha Five applications. To attach a library to a database, select the "Libraries" tab within the "Database Properties" window.

NOTE: In 2013, Alpha Five became Alpha Anywhere.

Common ALM Filenames

[Name of your database].alm - When a database is created, the ALM file will be created with the same name as your database.

Programs that open Alpha Five Library
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere

How to solve problems with ALM files

  • Associate the ALM file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ALM file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ALM files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ALM file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ALM is Alpha Five Library. Because only the current version supports the latest ALM file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Alpha Software manufacturer website after an available .ALM is Alpha Five Library update.
  • To make sure that your ALM file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.