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Details of extension .lib

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .lib file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .lib 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 .lib files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 16 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. Sibelius House Style Library
  2. BricsCAD Library
  3. TINA Library
  4. Sage MAS 90 Library Data
  5. PSpice Library
  6. MODELLER Library Data
  7. Maple Repository Data File
  8. WAsP Wind Atlas Data
  9. Visual C++ Import Library
  10. CIRCAD Source Library
  11. Finale Library Data
  12. Cadence OrCAD Library Data
  13. FluidDraw Library
  14. ESPL Encrypted Programming File
  15. Scholars Aid Library
  16. Game Maker Actions Library

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Sibelius House Style Library

lib file - Sibelius House Style Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Sibelius, being used as a Sibelius House Style Library. Sibelius is the complete software for writing, playing, printing and publishing music notation. The developer is still actively supporting the Sibelius, likely. Our data shows that Sibelius uses 8 more file types.
Application: Sibelius
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.bak Finale Backup Data
.niff Notation Interchange File Format
.plg Sibelius Plug-in
.set Sibelius Sound Set Definition

BricsCAD Library

lib file - BricsCAD Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with BricsCAD, being used as a BricsCAD Library. BricsCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) application developed by Bricsys. The developer is still actively supporting the BricsCAD, likely. Our data shows that BricsCAD uses 10 more file types.
Application: BricsCAD
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.pgp BricsCAD Program Parameters Data
.dcl BricsCAD Dialog Control Language Data
.drx BricsCAD Design Runtime Extension
.vbi BricsCAD VBA Project

TINA Library

lib file - TINA Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with TINA, being used as a TINA Library. TINA is a circuit simulation and PCB design software package for analyzing, designing, and real time testing of analog, digital, VHDL, MCU, and mixed electronic circuits and their PCB layouts, it is made by Designsoft. The developer is still actively supporting the TINA, likely. Our data shows that TINA uses 14 more file types.
Application: TINA
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.tsc TINA v6 Schematic Data
.prm TINA Pro Analyses Control Parameter File
.exa TINA Task List
.cat TINA Pro Catalog

Sage MAS 90 Library Data

lib file - Sage MAS 90 Library Data
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Sage MAS 90, being used as a Sage MAS 90 Library Data. Sage MAS 90 is a business management application which combines core accounting and financial reporting modules with project management, manufacturing and distribution solutions. The developer is still actively supporting the Sage MAS 90, likely. Our data shows that Sage MAS 90 uses 10 more file types.
Application: Sage MAS 90
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.xeq Sage MAS 90 XEQ Data
.dd Sage MAS 90 DD Data
.m4l Sage MAS 90 Panel Settings
.m4d Sage MAS 90 Data File

PSpice Library

lib file - PSpice Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Cadence PSpice, being used as a PSpice Library. PSpice is a SPICE analog circuit and digital logic simulation program for Microsoft Windows. The developer is still actively supporting the Cadence PSpice, likely. Our data shows that Cadence PSpice uses 8 more file types.
Application: Cadence PSpice
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
xnt, xpk
Related extensions:
.prb PSpice PROBE Configuration
.als PSpice Alias Data
.olb PSpice Capture Symbols Model
.xmp PSpice Library Format Data

MODELLER Library Data

lib file - MODELLER Library Data
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with MODELLER, being used as a MODELLER Library Data. MODELLER is a computer program that models three-dimensional structures of proteins and their assemblies by satisfaction of spatial restraints. The developer is still actively supporting the MODELLER, likely. Our data shows that MODELLER uses 19 more file types.
Application: MODELLER
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.dih MODELLER Dihedral Angles Data
.crd MODELLER Atom Coordinates CHARMM Data
.rsr MODELLER Restraints Data
.pap MODELLER Alignment PAP Data

Maple Repository Data File

lib file - Maple Repository Data File
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Maple, being used as a Maple Repository Data File. Maple is a commercial computer algebra system developed and sold commercially by Maplesoft. The file extension .mla is used to denote a Maple repository file. In early versions of Maple, a repository was a pair of files named with .lib and .ind extensions. The developer is still actively supporting the Maple, likely. Our data shows that Maple uses 13 more file types.
Application: Maple
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.m Maple Internal Format File
.mw Maple Standard Worksheet
.ind Maple Repository Index File
.qu Maple TA Question Bank

WAsP Wind Atlas Data

lib file - WAsP Wind Atlas Data
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with WAsP, being used as a WAsP Wind Atlas Data. WAsP (Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program) is a PC program for predicting wind climates, wind resources and power productions from wind turbines and wind farms. The developer is still actively supporting the WAsP, likely. Our data shows that WAsP uses 25 more file types.
Application: WAsP
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.wpr WAsP v7 Project
.wts WAsP Wind Turbine Site
.rds WAsP v4 Roughness Description
.wtg WAsP Wind Turbine Generator Data

Visual C++ Import Library

lib file - Visual C++ Import Library
The LIB file belongs to the Development category and works with Microsoft Visual Studio, being used as a Visual C++ Import Library. This file contains information the linker needs to resolve external references to exported DLL functions. The developer is still actively supporting the Microsoft Visual Studio, likely. Our data shows that Microsoft Visual Studio uses 309 more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.rll Microsoft Resource Library
.tli Visual C++ TLI Header
.drv Windows Device Driver
.ppd PostScript Printer Description

CIRCAD Source Library

lib file - CIRCAD Source Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with CIRCAD, being used as a CIRCAD Source Library. CIRCAD is a powerful and easy-to-use PCB Design package. The developer is still actively supporting the CIRCAD, likely. Our data shows that CIRCAD uses 3 more file types.
Application: CIRCAD
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.net CIRCAD Netlist Data
.pcb CIRCAD PCB Design
.sch CIRCAD Schematic Document

Finale Library Data

lib file - Finale Library Data
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Finale, being used as a Finale Library Data. Finale is the flagship program of a series of proprietary scorewriters created by MakeMusic for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. The developer is still actively supporting the Finale, likely. Our data shows that Finale uses 9 more file types.
Application: Finale
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.sib Sibelius Music Notation
.set Sibelius Sound Set Definition
.gpbank Guitar Pro Sound Bank
.cg Guitar Chord Groover Chord

Cadence OrCAD Library Data

lib file - Cadence OrCAD Library Data
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer, being used as a Cadence OrCAD Library Data. Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer contains a fully integrated design flow that includes a constraint manager, design capture technology, component tools, a PCB editor, an auto/interactive router, and interfaces for manufacturing and mechanical CAD. The developer is still actively supporting the Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer, likely. Our data shows that Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer uses 17 more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.dbc OrCAD Capture CIS Database Configuration
.als Pro/ENGINEER Assembly Program Design Data
.sup Pro/ENGINEER Master Configuration
.slp Pro/ENGINEER Render Data

FluidDraw Library

lib file - FluidDraw Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with FluidDraw, being used as a FluidDraw Library. FluidDraw is an application for creating electro-pneumatic circuit drawings. FluidDraw Libraries are hierarchically organised collections of symbols. The developer is still actively supporting the FluidDraw, likely. According to our data, FluidDraw uses one more file types.
Application: FluidDraw
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.fdprj FluidDraw Project

ESPL Encrypted Programming File

lib file - ESPL Encrypted Programming File
The LIB file belongs to the Development category and works with Ensign, being used as a ESPL Encrypted Programming File. The Ensign Software Programming Language (ESPL) is used to program user-defined studies, lines, reports, and tools using the Ensign Windows software. Encrypted ESPL files are saved with a file extension of .LIB, and cannot be loaded into the ESPL Editor. The developer is still actively supporting the Ensign, likely. According to our data, Ensign uses one more file types.
Application: Ensign
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.spt ESPL Programming File

Scholars Aid Library

lib file - Scholars Aid Library
The LIB file belongs to the Data category and works with Scholars Aid, being used as a Scholars Aid Library. Scholars Aid is an academic writing software that can be used by everyone to organize, search, and use data. The developer is still actively supporting the Scholars Aid, likely. According to our data, Scholars Aid uses one more file types.
Application: Scholars Aid
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.lid Scholars Aid Library Backup

Game Maker Actions Library

lib file - Game Maker Actions Library
The LIB file belongs to the Development category and works with GameMaker:Studio, being used as a Game Maker Actions Library. Game Maker is a game development software application written by Mark Overmars in the Delphi programming language. Overmars released it in 2000. The developer is still actively supporting the GameMaker:Studio, likely. Our data shows that GameMaker:Studio uses 24 more file types.
Application: GameMaker:Studio
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.gb1 Game Maker Backup File
.gmres Game Maker Resource
.gmf Game Maker 3.x Data
.gmbck Game Maker Background Image

The .lib 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 .lib extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .lib file extension wrong?

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

.lub LUA Binary
.liv Living Actor Data File
.lbi FIFA 2001 Game LBI Data
.ilb Scream Tracker 2 Instrument Library
.lob IBM DB2 Large Object Data
.lin X-Plane Painted Line Data

The .lib extension is frequently misused

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

lub (1), liv (1), lbi (1), ilb (1), lob (1), lin (1), lb (1), ib (1), mib (1), llb (1)

Having trouble opening a .lib file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.lib

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