.ACL File Extension

File Type:
AutoCorrect List File

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

What is an ACL file?

Acl file extension has AutoCorrect List file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Associated with the AutoCorrect feature in Microsoft Office programs, the file contains a list of corrections. It may be applied to correct spelling or grammar mistakes. Users are also able to customize AutoCorrect lists, using Microsoft Office programs. The lists should not be edited manually.

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

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File Type:
AutoCorrect List File
Misc Files

How to open ACL file?

Double click the acl 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 .acl 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 acl 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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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the acl 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 ACL files

  • Windows Windows
    • Referenced by Microsoft Office applications Referenced by Microsoft Office applications
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Referenced by Microsoft Office applications Referenced by Microsoft Office applications

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 acl file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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