Files with la extension are associated with GNU libtool utility. They represent the utility library.

There are 5 other file types using
the LA file extension!

empty - La lossless compressed audio data

la - Netscape packetized audio file

la - Apple QuickTime plug-in

empty - LAwin project

empty - Microth InPad layout data

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LA file extension - GNU Libtool library file

What is la file? How to open la files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The la file extension is also related to GNU libtool, a generic library support script. Libtool hides the complexity of using shared libraries behind a consistent, portable interface.

A *.la file represents libtool library.

The default software associated to open la file:

GNU icon

Free Software Foundation, Inc. logoGNU  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Free Software Foundation, Inc.

GNU is a Unix-like operating system that is free software—it respects your freedom. You can install versions of GNU (more precisely, GNU/Linux systems) which are entirely free software.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .la file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .la file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open la file, edit la file, convert la file, view la file, play la file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with la file - GNU Libtool library file

Click on the software link for more information about GNU. GNU uses la file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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