What are LAYOUT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a LAYOUT file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a LAYOUT file?

LAYOUT files have multiple uses, and Code::Blocks Workspace Layout is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Code::Blocks Workspace Layout File

These files are created by the software development suite named Code::Blocks. They contain layout settings, e.g., window positions, open files, etc. These settings are to restore the layout when the programmer re-opens the project after closing the editor.

How to open LAYOUT files

We have identified one LAYOUT opener that is compatible with this specific type of LAYOUT file.

Programs that open Code::Blocks Workspace Layout files


Last updated: December 27, 2022

More file formats using the LAYOUT extension

Through our research of LAYOUT files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Free42 Layout / Skin

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of LAYOUT files. Remember, different programs may use LAYOUT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Adobe Premiere ProAdobe Premiere ProUser submitted
LayoutLayoutUser submitted
Adobe Premiere ElementsAdobe Premiere ElementsUser submitted
Sage Reporting EngineSage Reporting EngineUser submitted
Adobe Premiere Pro CCAdobe Premiere Pro CCUser submitted
Chief Architect PremierChief Architect PremierUser submitted
Adobe Premiere StandardAdobe Premiere StandardUser submitted
Better Homes and Gardens Home Designer SuiteBetter Homes and Gardens Home Designer SuiteUser submitted
Home Designer SuiteHome Designer SuiteUser submitted
Home Designer ProHome Designer ProUser submitted

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