LIN File - opening and understanding

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

What is a LIN file?

A .LIN file is an Electronic Arts interactive sequence file. 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.

How to open LIN files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension LIN for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different LIN openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .LIN

While Electronic Arts interactive sequence is a popular type of LIN-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .LIN extension.

The LIN file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a LIN opener may not be able to open all kinds of LIN files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited LIN viewer.

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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different LIN openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of LIN files. Remember, different programs may use LIN files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific 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
ParmilaParmilaUser submitted
Intel Dynamic Power Performance ManagementIntel Dynamic Power Performance ManagementUser submitted
BBOBBOUser submitted
Bridge-Bio AfspillerBridge-Bio AfspillerUser submitted
DSDSUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with LIN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with LIN-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!