The File Extensions Database


.ANL File Extension

  • Developer by: Planit Solutions Inc.
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .ANL file?

.ANL is Alphacam nest list

The anl file extension is mainly related to Alphacam and used for its nest list data files.

Alphacam is CAD/CAM program for the Woodworking industry and is used in the manufacture of many types of components, from simple routed parts to complex, 5-axis furniture components.


How to open:

Use Alphacam to work with *.anl nest list files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .anl 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 solve problems with ANL files

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