Files with obj extension can be also found as compiled objects from Microsoft Visual Studio, an integrated development tool for Windows.

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

empty icon.obj - Intel (Object Module Format) relocatable object module

empty icon.obj - 3D object graphics

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OBJ file - Microsoft Visual Studio object

What is obj file? How to open obj files?

File type specification:

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

obj file icon: obj filetype icon

The obj file extension is also related to Microsoft Visual Studio and used for one of its file types. This type of .obj files is used for object files, which are compiled to binary file format but not linked.

Linking of object files is doing with LINK tool. The object files (obj) are used to generate libraries and executables.

LINK accepts .obj files that are either Common Object File Format (COFF) or 32-bit Object Module Format (OMF). Microsoft's Visual C++ compiler creates COFF ..obj files.

The default software associated to obj 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:

Use any of the Microsoft Visual Studio suites to work with the *.obj files.

How to convert:

A conversion of this file is unlikely, it's a compiled file already.

List of software applications associated to the .obj 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 obj file, edit obj file, convert obj file, view obj file, play obj 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting obj files.

  • Open obj file
  • Edit obj file
  • Create obj file
  • Others obj file

Software that open obj file - Microsoft Visual Studio object

Programs supporting the exension obj on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Visual Studio for open obj file action.

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