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What are LAYOUT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a LAYOUT file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your LAYOUT 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: May 26, 2024

All known file formats using extension .LAYOUT

While Code::Blocks Workspace Layout File is a popular type of LAYOUT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .LAYOUT file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Free42 Layout / Skin

We know that one LAYOUT format is Free42 Layout / Skin. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different LAYOUT openers which you will find listed below.

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.

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