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Details of extension .dylib

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dylib file?
  • Which program can create the .dylib file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dylib format?
  • What can convert .dylib files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dylib extension?
Mach-O Dynamic Library .dylib file icon

Mach-O Dynamic Library

DYLIB file is a Mach-O Dynamic Library. Mach-O format is a file format for executables, object code, shared libraries, dynamically-loaded code, and core dumps. NeXTSTEP, OS X, and iOS are examples of systems that have used this format for native executables.
Category: Development files
Application: Mac OS X
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Can't open a .dylib file?

If you want to open a .dylib file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dylib association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dylib

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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