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LIB file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.lib - Visual C++ Import Library

The LIB development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. LIB file is a Visual C++ Import Library. This file contains information the linker needs to resolve external references to exported DLL functions.

Application:
Microsoft Visual Studio
Category:
Development files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Visual C++ Import Library related extensions:
.pdl
Policy Description Language File
.dmd
Domain Model Definition
.suo
Visual Studio Solution User Options
.resx
ASP.NET Resource
.hm
WinHelp Context ID
.rc2
Visual Studio RC2 Resource

.lib - ESPL Encrypted Programming File

The LIB development files are related to Ensign. 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.

Application:
Ensign
Category:
Development files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
ESPL Encrypted Programming File related extensions:
.spt
ESPL Programming File

.lib - TINA Library

The LIB data files are related to TINA. 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.

Application:
TINA
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
TINA Library related extensions:
.cat
TINA Pro Catalog
.cpl
TINA Complex Parameter List
.ddb
TINA Shape Library Database
.exa
TINA Task List
.ind
TINA Library Index
.ipr
TINA Interpreter File

.lib - Maple Repository Data File

The LIB data files are related to Maple. 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.

Application:
Maple
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Maple Repository Data File related extensions:
.ind
Maple Repository Index File
.m
Maple Internal Format File
.maplet
Maple Maplet File
.mla
Maple Repository File
.mp5
Maple Data
.mpl
Maple Language File

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

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 can't open this file:

example.lib

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 .lib file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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.lif
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.pib
Platform Independent Binary
.lif
Intuit TurboTax Information Archive
.ib
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.lif
Game of Life Data
.lif
Leica Image File

Operating systems

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