LAY6 file format description

Many people share .lay6 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .lay6 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .lay6 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.lay6 - Sprint-Layout v6 Document

The LAY6 document files are related to Sprint-Layout. The LAY6 file is a Sprint-Layout v6 Document. Sprint-Layout is a simple tool to create layouts for single-sided, double-sided or even multilayer PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards).

Document files
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Sprint-Layout v6 Document related extensions:
Sprint-Layout Document
Sprint-Layout Macro File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .lay6 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .lay6 files. Be especially cautious with .lay6 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .lay6 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 can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .lay6 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Rhino 3D Layer
ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout
Lightscape Layer File
Sprint-Layout Document
Track Builder 3 Layout Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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