There are 8 other file types using
the STL file extension!

empty icon.stl - Stereolithography CAD data [common]

empty icon.stl - ClarisWorks data file

stl icon.stl - Micrografx Designer stylesheet file

empty icon.stl - EBU-standard open and teletext file

stl icon.stl - Adobe Fireworks style library

empty icon.stl - SPEFO stellar spectra analysis file

empty icon.stl - Win2020 screen subtitle

empty icon.stl - ROSE Online file

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STL file - C++ standard template library

What is stl file? How to open stl files?

File type specification:

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

The stl file extension is associated with the Microsoft Visual C++, an integrated development environment for apps developed in C/C++ programming language.

The .stl file contains standard template library.

Updated: July 24, 2018

The default software associated to stl file type:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.stl files.

How to convert:

Templates are used to produce new projects in the original program.

List of software applications associated to the .stl 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 stl file, edit stl file, convert stl file, view stl file, play stl 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 stl files.

  • Open stl file
  • Edit stl file
  • Create stl file

Software that open stl file - C++ standard template library

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

Microsoft Windows:

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