The File Extensions Database

.ALX File Extension

  • Developer by: Research In Motion
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .ALX file?

.ALX is BlackBerry Application Loader XML File

File used by BlackBerry Desktop Software, a program used for synchronizing and managing data for BlackBerry mobile devices; contains XML application description data, including name, ID, description, loader version, vendor, copyright, language, and file set; used for loading applications onto a BlackBerry smartphone.

ALX files may be generated using BlackBerry software or by using a text editor.

Programs that open BlackBerry Application Loader XML File
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
File Type 2 ActiveX Layout Control File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Web Files Format: Text

File used by ActiveX, a technology used to create interactive Web content within browsers; contains HTML components that are inserted into Web pages; used for typically linked within HTML code using a <PARAM> tag within an <OBJECT> group.

Programs that open ActiveX Layout Control File
Microsoft ActiveX Control Pad
Microsoft Internet Explorer
File Type 3 Alpha Five Library Index File
Developer by: Alpha Software Category: Developer Files

Index utilized by Alpha Five, an IDE for Web application developers; created with .ADB, .ALB, and .ALM files as a database for tables, sets, and other objects that make up the application; contains index data referenced by Alpha Five to find a script, operation, function, setting, etc. that is stored in the data dictionary (which consists of .DDD, .DDM, and .DDX files).

ALX 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 ALX Filenames

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

Programs that open Alpha Five Library Index File
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere

How to solve problems with ALX files

  • Associate the ALX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ALX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ALX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ALX 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 .ALX is BlackBerry Application Loader XML File. Because only the current version supports the latest ALX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Research In Motion manufacturer website after an available .ALX is BlackBerry Application Loader XML File update.
  • To make sure that your ALX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.