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LAY file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .lay file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .lay file?
  • What program do I need to open a .lay file?
  • How can the .lay file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .lay files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

5 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Rhino 3D Layer

.lay
Description:
LAY file is a Rhino 3D Layer. Rhino 3D is a modeling program that translates NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids.
Category: Data files
Application: Rhino 3D
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LAY aliases:
-
LAY related links:
-
LAY related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object

Virtual Reality World

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

Rhino 3D Model

ArchiCAD 3D Model

Gzip Compressed WRL File

O2C 3D Model

Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data

Autodesk Maya 3D Project

Rhino 3D Visual Basic Script

✅ Pro/ENGINEER Layout

.lay
Description:
LAY file is a Pro/ENGINEER Layout. Pro/ENGINEER is a 3D-CAD application by Parametric Technology Corporation.
LAY format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Pro/ENGINEER
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LAY aliases:
-
LAY related links:
-
LAY related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing

Autodesk Drawing eXchange File

Caligari TrueSpace Scene

IronCAD Scene

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface

Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly

Cadence Allegro PCB Layout

Catia Document

Ashlar-Vellum Graphite Document

✅ ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout

.lay
Description:
LAY file is an ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout. ArchiCAD is an architectural CAD-software developed by the Hungarian company Graphisoft.
LAY format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: GraphiSoft ArchiCAD
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LAY aliases:
-
LAY related links:
-
LAY related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object

Virtual Reality World

WorkView3D Links

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

Rhino 3D Model

ArchiCAD 3D Model

Gzip Compressed WRL File

O2C 3D Model

Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data

Autodesk Maya 3D Project

✅ Lightscape Layer File

.lay
Description:
LAY file is a Lightscape Layer File. Autodesk Lightscape is a visualization application that uses radiosity and ray tracing to create accurate lighting for 3D models.
LAY format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Autodesk Lightscape
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LAY aliases:
-
LAY related links:
-
LAY related extensions:
Lightscape Preparation File

Lightscape Solution File

Lightscape View File

Lightscape Block File

Lightscape Material File

Lightscape Parameter File

Lightscape ASCII Data

Lightscape Binary Data

✅ Sprint-Layout Document

.lay
Description:
LAY file is a Sprint-Layout Document. Sprint-Layout is a simple tool to create layouts for single-sided, double-sided or even multilayer PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards).
Category: Document files
Application: Sprint-Layout
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LAY aliases:
-
LAY related links:
-
LAY related extensions:
Sprint-Layout Macro File

Sprint-Layout v6 Document

Other types of files may also use the .lay file extension.

🚫 The .lay file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aly, ly, lat, ay, pay, lau, la

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Act! Company Layout
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🔴 Can't open a .lay file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.lay

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .lay file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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