What are LESS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a LESS 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 LESS files.
What is a LESS file?
The LESS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the LESS file type for different types of data.
While we do not yet describe the LESS file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.
We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about LESS files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!
How to open LESS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the LESS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your LESS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different LESS openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of LESS files. Remember, different programs may use LESS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Microsoft Web Platform Extensions||User submitted|
|Edge Code CC||User submitted|
|Sakura Editor (Japanese)||User submitted|
|Rapid PHP||User submitted|
|Microsoft Visual Studio CTP||User submitted|
|Rapid CSS||User submitted|
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