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Details of extension .lib

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

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  • What is the .lib file?
  • Which program can create the .lib file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .lib format?
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  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .lib extension?
.lib
Visual C++ Import Library .lib file icon

Visual C++ Import Library

LIB file is a Visual C++ Import Library. This file contains information the linker needs to resolve external references to exported DLL functions.
Category: Development files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
Windows Dynamic Linked Llibrary
Windows Device Driver
Executable File
C Header File
DirectShow Filter Plugin
PostScript Printer Description
Visual C++ TLI Header
Visual C++ TLH Header
Microsoft Resource Library
.lib
ESPL Encrypted Programming File .lib file icon

ESPL Encrypted Programming File

LIB file is 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.
Category: Development files
Application: Ensign
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
ESPL Programming File
.lib
TINA Library .lib file icon

TINA Library

LIB file is 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.
Category: Data files
Application: TINA
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
TINA v6 Schematic Data
TINA Schematic Data
TINA Library Descriptor
TINA Library Index
TINA Pro Catalog
TINA Pro Analyses Control Parameter File
TINA Shape Library Database
TINA Subcircuit Macro
TINA Diagram Results
.lib
Maple Repository Data File .lib file icon

Maple Repository Data File

LIB file is 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.
Category: Data files
Application: Maple
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Maple Classic Worksheet
Maple Compressed Worksheet
MapleSim Model
Maple Repository File
Maple Language File
Maple Internal Format File
Maple Repository Index File
Maple Maplet File
Maple Help Database
.lib
FluidDraw Library .lib file icon

FluidDraw Library

LIB file is a FluidDraw Library. FluidDraw is an application for creating electro-pneumatic circuit drawings. FluidDraw Libraries are hierarchically organised collections of symbols.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: FluidDraw
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
FluidDraw Project
.lib
CIRCAD Source Library .lib file icon

CIRCAD Source Library

LIB file is a CIRCAD Source Library. CIRCAD is a powerful and easy-to-use PCB Design package.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: CIRCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
CIRCAD PCB Design
CIRCAD Netlist Data
CIRCAD Schematic Document
.lib
PSpice Library .lib file icon

PSpice Library

LIB file is a PSpice Library. PSpice is a SPICE analog circuit and digital logic simulation program for Microsoft Windows.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Cadence PSpice
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
xnt, xpk
Links:
-
Related extensions:
PSpice Custom Derating
PSpice Data
PSpice Symbols Library
PSpice Capture Symbols Model
PSpice PROBE Configuration
PSpice Alias Data
PSpice Library Format Data
.lib
WAsP Wind Atlas Data .lib file icon

WAsP Wind Atlas Data

LIB file is 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: WAsP
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
WAsP Resource Grid
WAsP Resource Data
WAsP Project
WAsP Workspace
WAsP Observed Wind Climate
WAsP Regional Wind Climate
WAsP Terrain Map
WAsP Site Location Data
WAsP Roughness Rose Data
.lib
Cadence OrCAD Library Data .lib file icon

Cadence OrCAD Library Data

LIB file is 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing
Autodesk Drawing eXchange File
IronCAD Scene
Autodesk Design Web Format
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly
Cadence Allegro PCB Layout
Catia Document
.lib
Finale Library Data .lib file icon

Finale Library Data

LIB file is 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Finale
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
MIDI Music
Finale Music File
Guitar Chord File
Chord Pro Chord
Guitar Chord Groover Chord
Guitar Pro Tabulature
Sibelius Music Notation
Ableton Live Pack
MIDI Sample Dump Standard
.lib
Sage MAS 90 Library Data .lib file icon

Sage MAS 90 Library Data

LIB file is 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Sage MAS 90
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Sage MAS 90 Data File
Sage MAS 90 Panel Settings
Sage MAS 90 Table File
Sage MAS 90 Program File
Sage MAS 90 Data
Sage MAS 90 XEQ Data
Sage MAS 90 Report
Sage MAS 90 DDE Data
Sage MAS 90 PVC Data
.lib
BricsCAD Library .lib file icon

BricsCAD Library

LIB file is a BricsCAD Library. BricsCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) application developed by Bricsys.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: BricsCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
BricsCAD Macro Data
BricsCAD Program Parameters Data
BricsCAD Script
BricsCAD Unit Data
BricsCAD Design Runtime Extension
BricsCAD Dialog Control Language Data
BricsCAD Dialog Error Log
BricsCAD Runtime Extension
BricsCAD VBA Project
.lib
Sibelius House Style Library .lib file icon

Sibelius House Style Library

LIB file is a Sibelius House Style Library. Sibelius is the complete software for writing, playing, printing and publishing music notation.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Sibelius
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
MIDI Music
Finale Music File
Guitar Chord File
Chord Pro Chord
Guitar Chord Groover Chord
Guitar Pro Tabulature
Sibelius Music Notation
Ableton Live Pack
MIDI Sample Dump Standard
.lib
Game Maker Actions Library .lib file icon

Game Maker Actions Library

LIB file is 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: GameMaker:Studio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
GameMaker: Studio Data
Game Maker 4.x Data
GameMaker: Studio Complete Source
Game Maker 3.x Data
Game Maker 6.x Data
Game Maker 8.1 Data
Game Maker 7.x Data
Game Maker 3D Data
Game Maker Backup File
.lib
MODELLER Library Data .lib file icon

MODELLER Library Data

LIB file is a MODELLER Library Data. MODELLER is a computer program that models three-dimensional structures of proteins and their assemblies by satisfaction of spatial restraints.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: MODELLER
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
MODELLER Alignment PIR Data
MODELLER TOP Script
MODELLER Alignment PAP Data
MODELLER Alignment QUANTA Data
MODELLER Sequence PIR Data
MODELLER Sequence Codes List
MODELLER Families List
MODELLER Atom Coordinates Data
MODELLER Atom Coordinates CHARMM Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Embarcadero InterBase Database
Age of Wonders Image Library
Low Bitrate Packer Compressed Audio
Dreamweaver Library
Moku:Lab Data
Game of Life Data
Afm2pl Ligkern Specifications
LISCAD Line Styles Data
Living Actor Data File

The .lib filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lbi (1), ilb (1), mib (1), lob (1), lkb (1), liv (1), lig (1), li (1), lb (1), ib (1), pib (1), lub (1), llb (1), ljb (1), lin (1)

Can't open a .lib file?

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

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 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