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LIB file extension

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  • What is the .lib file?
  • What program do I need to open a .lib file?
  • How can the .lib file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .lib files to another format?
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  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .lib extension?

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

.lib file extension details

Visual C++ Import Library

.lib
Visual C++ Import Library .lib file icon
Description:
LIB file is a Visual C++ Import Library. This file contains information the linker needs to resolve external references to exported DLL functions.
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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LIB aliases:
-
LIB related links:
LIB related extensions:
Windows Dynamic Linked Llibrary

Windows Device Driver

Executable File

C Header File

DirectShow Filter Plugin

PostScript Printer Description

Visual C++ TLI Header

Visual C++ TLH Header

Microsoft Resource Library

.lib file extension details

ESPL Encrypted Programming File

.lib
ESPL Encrypted Programming File .lib file icon
Description:
LIB file is a ESPL Encrypted Programming File. The Ensign Software Programming Language (ESPL) is used to program user-defined studies, lines, reports, and tools using the Ensign Windows software. Encrypted ESPL files are saved with a file extension of .LIB, and cannot be loaded into the ESPL Editor.
Category: Development files
Application: Ensign
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LIB aliases:
-
LIB related links:
-
LIB related extensions:
ESPL Programming File

.lib file extension details

TINA Library

.lib
TINA Library .lib file icon
Description:
LIB file is a TINA Library. TINA is a circuit simulation and PCB design software package for analyzing, designing, and real time testing of analog, digital, VHDL, MCU, and mixed electronic circuits and their PCB layouts, it is made by Designsoft.
Category: Data files
Application: TINA
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
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Sample: -
LIB aliases:
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LIB related links:
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LIB related extensions:
TINA v6 Schematic Data

TINA Schematic Data

TINA Library Descriptor

TINA Library Index

TINA Pro Catalog

TINA Pro Analyses Control Parameter File

TINA Shape Library Database

TINA Subcircuit Macro

TINA Diagram Results

TINA Equation File

.lib file extension details

Maple Repository Data File

.lib
Maple Repository Data File .lib file icon
Description:
LIB file is a Maple Repository Data File. Maple is a commercial computer algebra system developed and sold commercially by Maplesoft. The file extension .mla is used to denote a Maple repository file. In early versions of Maple, a repository was a pair of files named with .lib and .ind extensions.
Category: Data files
Application: Maple
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LIB aliases:
-
LIB related links:
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LIB related extensions:
Maple Classic Worksheet

Maple Standard Worksheet

MapleSim Model

Maple Repository File

Maple Language File

Maple Internal Format File

Maple Repository Index File

Maple Maplet File

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

.lib file extension error

The .lib file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

llb, ilb, pib, lub, ljb, lin, lif, lb, mib, lob, lkb, liv, lig, lbi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .lib file

Can't open a .lib 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.lib

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 .lib file association, check the FAQ.

.lib file extension

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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