Tips for Opening ALE Files

When you need to open ALE files, start by double-clicking it. Your computer will try to open it automatically. If that doesn’t work, try the following tips.


1. Download another program.

Different file extensions work with different programs, and it can be difficult to figure out which program opens which files. Here are a few programs that usually work with ALE files:

  • Avid Log Exchange

You can download one of these programs from the software developer’s website.

2. Look at the file type.

The file type can sometimes tell you which program might open the file. If you have ALE files, they are most likely types of Video Files. A program that works with Video Files should open ALE files.

Don’t know the file type? You can find it by right-clicking the file and selecting “Properties” or “More Info.” The file type will be listed under “Type of File” or “Kind”.

3. Check with the software developer.

Try contacting the developer of one of the programs mentioned above. They can help you figure out why your ALE file won’t open. Some of the most common developers are listed below.

Software Developer
Avid Log Exchange Unknown


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