.A2L File Extension

File Type:
ASAP2 ECU Description File

Having trouble opening .a2l extension? Don't panic! This page explains what a2l files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open a2l files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an A2L file?

A2l file extension has ASAP2 ECU Description file type, developed by ASAM MCD-2MC, which is associated with the "cad files" category.

Standard file format contains descriptions of interfaces, parameters, and measurements of an Electronic Control Unit (ECU). The file comes in handy when transforming an ECU model design into a physical ECU. It may be as well used for testing and calibrating the ECU.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

a2l file icon
File Type:
ASAP2 ECU Description File
CAD Files

How to open A2L file?

Double click the a2l file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .a2l extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the a2l extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the a2l file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open A2L files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the a2l file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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