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Details of extension .inlx

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .inlx file extension, which is related to Adobe InDesign Interchange Library.

We'll explain what exactly a .inlx file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .inlx files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. Adobe InDesign Interchange Library

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Adobe InDesign Interchange Library

inlx file - Adobe InDesign Interchange Library
The INLX file belongs to the Data category and works with Adobe InDesign, being used as an Adobe InDesign Interchange Library. Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing (DTP) application produced by Adobe Systems. The developer is still actively supporting the Adobe InDesign, likely. Our data shows that Adobe InDesign uses 39 more file types.
Application: Adobe InDesign
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.inlk Adobe InDesign Lock FIle
.indp Adobe InDesign CS3 Package
.indb Adobe InDesign Book
.idap Adobe InDesign CS4 Package

The .inlx file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .inlx extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .inlx file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.inpx PTV Vissim Model
.inl Visual C++ Inline Function File
.inld ImageNow Document Link
.ilx Interlex Vocabulary Data
.inix Adobe InDesign INIX Data
.inx PCCharge Request XML File

The .inlx extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .inlx filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

inpx (1), inl (1), inld (1), ilx (1), inix (1), inx (1), nlx (1)

Having trouble opening a .inlx file?

If you want to open a .inlx file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .inlx association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.inlx

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android