Files with las extension are related to the LAS Log ASCII standard file format used in oil and gas industry.

There are 2 other file types using
the LAS file extension!

empty icon.las - Light-O-Rama animated sequence

empty icon.las - LIDAR data exchange

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Software that open las file

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LAS file extension - LAS Log ASCII standard file format

What is las file? How to open las files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

File extension las is associated with LAS File format. The Canadian Well Logging Society's Floppy Disk Committee has designed this as a standard format for log data on floppy disks.

These las files are written in ASCII with minimal header information and are intended for optical curves only.

Updated: July 14, 2022

The default software associated to open las file:

Well Viewer picture or screenshot

Well Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

An easy-to-use tool for viewing data against depth. Using Well Viewer, you can open any supported well format and view against against other wells, observed data or data extracted from meshes and volumes.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of the LAS Log ASCII standard files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.las files to other formats.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 7E 56
ASCII code: ~V

List of software applications associated to the .las 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 las file, edit las file, convert las file, view las file, play las file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting las files.

Software that open las file - LAS Log ASCII standard file format

Programs supporting the exension las on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open las file action.

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