Files with lin file extension can mostly be found as linetypes (linestyle definitions) for AutoCAD.

There are 6 other file types using
the LIN file extension!

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empty icon.lin - Bridge Base file

empty icon.lin - Opton scanner file

empty icon.lin - Incremental linking file

LIN file extension - AutoCAD linetype definition

What is lin file? How to open lin files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

lin file icon: lin filetype icon

The lin file extension is mostly related to Autodesk AutoCAD, a CAD software for Windows and Apple Mac.

These files contain linetype definitions of 3D objects in a text format. You can import additional linetypes to your drawings.

The default software associated to open lin file:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A CAD designing software with the powerful, flexible features. It is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets. The default file formats using by AutoCAD are: DWG and DXF.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD for Mac software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the macOS platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open:

You can import linetype defintions to AutoCAD and possibly other CAD programs that support this file type.

How to convert:

A conversion of this file type is unlikely.

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

Software that import lin file - AutoCAD linetype definition

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with lin file by default:
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD
Other suggested software:
SolidWorks small icon SolidWorks

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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