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Details of extension .less

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .less file?
  • Which program can create the .less file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .less format?
  • What can convert .less files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .less extension?
LESS Style Sheet .less file icon

LESS Style Sheet

LESS file is a LESS Style Sheet. LESS is a dynamic stylesheet language designed by Alexis Sellier. It is influenced by Sass and has influenced the newer "SCSS" syntax of Sass, which adapted its CSS-like block formatting syntax.
Category: Development files
Application: LESS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

EasySpreadsheet Document
Salome-Meca Exported Message Data
Mklesson Lesson File
GCC Assembler Listing File
TurboWin LES Data
LayoutEditor Schematic Data
LotusScript Source Code
LSS16 Format Image

The .less filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ess (1), mess (1), les (1), lss (1)

Can't open a .less file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.less

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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