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Details of extension .mli

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

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

Let's see the 3 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. OCaml Interface Source
  2. Camomile Module
  3. Autodesk 3D Studio Material Library

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OCaml Interface Source

mli file - OCaml Interface Source
The MLI file belongs to the Development category and works with OCaml, being used as an OCaml Interface Source. OCaml (Objective Caml) is the main implementation of the Caml programming language, created by Xavier Leroy. The developer is still actively supporting the OCaml, likely. Our data shows that OCaml uses 6 more file types.
Application: OCaml
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.cmt OCaml CMT Data
.cmxa OCaml Library
.mly OCaml Ocamlyacc Input Data
.ml OCaml Source Code

Camomile Module

mli file - Camomile Module
The MLI file belongs to the Data category and works with Camomile, being used as a Camomile Module. Camomile is a Unicode library for ocaml. Camomile provides Unicode character type, UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32 strings, conversion to/from about 200 encodings, collation and locale-sensitive case mappings, and more. The developer is still actively supporting the Camomile, likely. Our data shows that Camomile uses 2 more file types.
Application: Camomile
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.cma Camomile Library
.cmi Camomile Interface Data

Autodesk 3D Studio Material Library

mli file - Autodesk 3D Studio Material Library
The MLI file belongs to the Document category and works with Autodesk 3D Studio MAX, being used as an Autodesk 3D Studio Material Library. 3D Studio is a 3D graphics modeling and rendering program. The developer is still actively supporting the Autodesk 3D Studio MAX, likely. Our data shows that Autodesk 3D Studio MAX uses 46 more file types.
Application: Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Program name: -
Category: Document files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.mix Autodesk 3D Studio Max Motion Mixer Data
.vtx Anim8or 3D Model
.nvb NVSG SDK Scene Graph
.nmf Lightwave 3D Normal Map

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

Could someone have spelled the .mli file extension wrong?

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

.mlo Beaglebone Prebootloader Image
.mpi InstallJammer Project
.mki MAKIchan Graphics
.lmi Homeportal SW1000 Firmware Recovery Data
.li Moku:Lab Data
.mll Autodesk Maya Plugin

The .mli extension is frequently misused

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

moi (1), mlj (1), lmi (1), li (1), mmi (1), ml (1), lli (1), hli (1), mpi (1), mlo (1)

Having trouble opening a .mli file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mli

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