There are 12 other file types using
the LIB file extension!

lib icon.lib - Microsoft Linker compressed input library file

empty icon.lib - AS/400 physical file library

empty icon.lib - Finale NotePad music library file

empty icon.lib - Game Maker Drag & Drop actions library file

empty icon.lib - Greeting Card library file

empty icon.lib - OrCAD library model file

empty icon.lib - PSpice library

empty icon.lib - Scholar's Aid library file

empty icon.lib - Sibelius house style file

empty icon.lib - CIRCAD source library file

empty icon.lib - Sage MAS 90 data file

empty icon.lib - WAsP wind atlas file

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LIB file extension - Microsoft Linker input library data

What is lib file? How to open lib files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The lib file extension is used for one of the Linker Input files.

LINK accepts COFF standard libraries and COFF import libraries, both of which usually have the extension .lib.

Linker input libraries contain objects and are created by the LIB tool.

Linker import libraries contain information about exports in other programs and are created either by LINK when it builds a program that contains exports or by the LIB tool.

The default software associated to lib file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open LIB files:

Use Visual Studio to open *.lib files.

How to convert file with extension LIB:

There is no way how to convert *.lib files to other file formats.

List of software applications associated to the .lib file extension

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

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

  • Open lib file
  • Edit lib file
  • Create lib file

Software that open lib file - Microsoft Linker input library data

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