.LYR File Extension
File Type 1ArcView Layer File
What is an LYR file?
Contains information available in ArcView's layer properties dialog box; may include symbols, display settings, joined table details, definition queries, labeling properties, and annotation display properties.
LYR files are similar to Legend (.AVL) files, but may contain much more information and are saved in a binary format rather than as a text file.
File Type 2bestIMAGE Design File
.LYR File Association 2
Layered document used by spgprints' bestIMAGE software; may include both bitmap images and vector-based illustrations; used for the textile and graphic industry and is able to store all data for the creation of printing forms as well as digital bulk printing.
LYR files store high precision L*a*b color values of separations and can store bulk printing simulation data as well as production data for creating printing forms via laser engraver/exposer CAM machines from spgprints.