.LIB File Extension

.LIB File Extension

2 file types use the .lib file extension.
File Type 1

Generic Data Library

Developer N/A
Popularity
3.7  |  43 Votes
Category Data Files
Format N/A

What is a LIB file?

A LIB file contains a library of information used by a specific program. It may store a variety of information, which may include functions and constants referenced by a program or actual objects, such as text clippings, images, or other media. LIB files are typically referenced by applications and should not be opened manually.

More Information

Windows dynamic libraries typically have a .DLL file extension. Macintosh dynamic libraries often have a .DYLIB extension.

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Programs that open LIB files

Windows
Various programs
Mac
Various programs
File Type 2

Finale Library

Developer MakeMusic
Popularity
3.3  |  12 Votes
Category Data Files
Format N/A

What is a LIB file?

File created by Finale, a music notation production program; contains music notation data such as a set of chords or articulations, text expressions, or document settings; similar to the common LIB file shown above.

More Information

To create a LIB file simply select File → Save Library..., check the type of library you want to save, click OK, choose your save location, name the file, and click Save.

To load the LIB file, select File → Load Library..., navigate to the location of your LIB file, select the file, and click Open.

Programs that open LIB files

Windows
Mac

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