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LIN file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.lin - Autodesk AutoCAD Linetypes

The LIN data files are related to Autodesk AutoCAD. LIN file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Linetypes. Linetypes are defined in one or more linetype definition files that have a .lin file extension.

Autodesk AutoCAD
Data files
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Autodesk AutoCAD Linetypes related extensions:
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX XML Animation Map
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX UVW Coordinates
3D Studio Max IGES Input Log
3D Studio Max IGES Output Log
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX Container
Autodesk Character Studio Marker Name

.lin - LISCAD Line Styles Data

The LIN data files are related to LISCAD. LIN file is a LISCAD Line Styles Data. LISCAD is a portfolio of integrated land surveying and civil engineering software modules.

Data files
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LISCAD Line Styles Data related extensions:
LISCAD Lite Database
LISCAD Database

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

Can't open a .lin 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 .lin file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

min, lij, lib, in, pin, lon, lim, lig, kin, ln

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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