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Details of extension .lay

5 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .lay file?
  • Which program can create the .lay file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .lay format?
  • What can convert .lay files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .lay extension?
.lay
Rhino 3D Layer .lay file icon

Rhino 3D Layer

LAY file is a Rhino 3D Layer. Rhino 3D is a modeling program that translates NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids.
Category: Data files
Application: Rhino 3D
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object
Virtual Reality World
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model
Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data
Autodesk Maya 3D Project
.lay
Pro/ENGINEER Layout .lay file icon

Pro/ENGINEER Layout

LAY file is a Pro/ENGINEER Layout. Pro/ENGINEER is a 3D-CAD application by Parametric Technology Corporation.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Pro/ENGINEER
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing
Autodesk Drawing eXchange File
Caligari TrueSpace Scene
IronCAD Scene
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly
Cadence Allegro PCB Layout
Catia Document
.lay
ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout .lay file icon

ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout

LAY file is an ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout. ArchiCAD is an architectural CAD-software developed by the Hungarian company Graphisoft.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: GraphiSoft ArchiCAD
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object
Virtual Reality World
WorkView3D Links
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model
Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data
.lay
Lightscape Layer File .lay file icon

Lightscape Layer File

LAY file is a Lightscape Layer File. Autodesk Lightscape is a visualization application that uses radiosity and ray tracing to create accurate lighting for 3D models.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Autodesk Lightscape
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Lightscape Preparation File
Lightscape Solution File
Lightscape View File
Lightscape Block File
Lightscape Material File
Lightscape Parameter File
Lightscape ASCII Data
Lightscape Binary Data
.lay
Sprint-Layout Document .lay file icon

Sprint-Layout Document

LAY file is a Sprint-Layout Document. Sprint-Layout is a simple tool to create layouts for single-sided, double-sided or even multilayer PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards).
Category: Document files
Application: Sprint-Layout
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Sprint-Layout Macro File
Sprint-Layout v6 Document

Other types of files may also use the .lay file extension. If you have helpful information about .lay extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Act! Company Layout
z-Tree Payment File
AY-3-8910 Music
Lossless Audio Compressed Data
Microth InPad Layout File
Crossword Express Lattice Data
GNU Lilypond Document

The .lay filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aly (1), pay (1), lat (1), ay (1), ly (1), la (1)

Can't open a .lay file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.lay

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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