File Extension Library

.ALPHA File Extension

  • Developer by: The GIMP Team
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .ALPHA files and how to open them?

Can't open .ALPHA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .ALPHA file.

What is a .ALPHA file extension?

.ALPHA file extension is created by The GIMP Team. .ALPHA has been classified as Various data Files.

.ALPHA is Gimp data

Files with alpha file extension are related to the Gimp (also known as GNU Image Manipulation Program), a software for various platforms that allows users to create and picture images.

An alpha file stores some kind of data used by Gimp.

How to open:

The *.alpha files are used for internal purposes of Gimp.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .alpha file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .ALPHA files

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