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LYR file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.lyr - ArcView Layer Data

The LYR gis files are related to ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. The LYR file is an ArcView Layer Data. ArcView is full-featured GIS software for visualizing, analyzing, creating, and managing data with a geographic component.

ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
GIS files
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ArcView Layer Data related extensions:
Bike GPS RichTrack Data File
Bayo CartoExploreur Data
PNG World File
klickTel Routenplanner Route Data
SOSI Spatial Data
QGis Layer Definition Data

.lyr - bestIMAGE Layer Data

The LYR document files are related to bestIMAGE. The LYR file is a bestIMAGE Layer Data. A multi layer file that contains image and illustrations data for the graphic and textile printing industry. Vector data as well as bitmap based image data are mixed in single file.

Document files
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bestIMAGE Layer Data related extensions:
bestIMAGE Compressed Design

.lyr - Crysis Layer Data

The LYR game data files are related to Crysis. The LYR file is a Crysis Layer Data. Crysis is a first-person shooter video game developed by Crytek.

Game Data files
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Crysis Layer Data related extensions:
Crysis Shader Data
Crysis Shader Cache Data
Crysis Saved Game
Crysis Game Data
Crysis Dialogue Data
Crysis Language Data

.lyr - DataCAD Layer Data

The LYR data files are related to DataCAD. The LYR file is a DataCAD Layer Data. DataCAD is a professional-level AEC CADD program for architectural design, photo-realistic rendering, animation, and construction document creation.

Data files
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DataCAD Layer Data related extensions:
DataCAD AEC Drawing Data
DataCAD Drawing
DataCAD Double Precision Layer Data
DataCAD 15 Symbol File
DataCAD Custom Toolbar
DataCAD Custom Toolbar Keys Data

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

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

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

kyr, lgr, lhr, lr, ltr, ly, lyf, lyt, myr, pyr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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