How to open LIN files

Did your computer fail to open a LIN file? We explain what LIN files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a LIN file?

The LIN file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the LIN file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 2 different uses of the LIN extension, which you can read more about below.

Electronic Arts interactive sequence

Through our analysis of LIN files, we know that one use of the format is Electronic Arts interactive sequence. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

X-Plane Painted Line

Through our analysis of LIN files, we know that one use of the format is X-Plane Painted Line. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix LIN files

These apps are known to open certain types of LIN files. Since many different programs may use LIN files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific LIN file.

Bridge Base OnlineBridge Base OnlineUser submitted
Activstudio3Activstudio3User submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
ActivstudioActivstudioUser submitted
Direct Show Ogg Vorbis FilterDirect Show Ogg Vorbis FilterUser submitted
Notepad2Notepad2User submitted
LISCADLISCADUser submitted
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator DriverIntel Graphics Media Accelerator DriverUser submitted
ParmilaParmilaUser submitted
Intel Dynamic Power Performance ManagementIntel Dynamic Power Performance ManagementUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with LIN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with LIN-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!