LRF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a LRF file?

The .lrf file extension is a format of a file used to represent files the Sony Portable Reader used to read and visualize for user's convenience. Sony Portable Reader is a reading device that has a system designed to support many electronic books formats and reading materials produced electronically.

LRF usually composed of data that are all related to an ebook. The data will include anything that will make up an ebook like text, pagination and also pictures that can enhance the reading experience of the user. Normally, .lrf files are compressed binary format which can be helpful in saving massive files because a binary file format is much faster and takes up less memory compared to the one that is in plain text format.

While in binary format, .lrf files might also include other metadata that define the parameter of the files like the object index and a header. Additionally, .lrf files are not encrypted, so conversion of them may come at ease for the user. They can be converted in various reading file format like PDF or Hyper Text ML format.

How to open LRF 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 LRF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different LRF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension LRF

While we know of one file format using the .LRF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .LRF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Reader LibraryReader LibraryUser submitted
calibre - E-book managementcalibre - E-book managementUser submitted
E-book viewerE-book viewerUser submitted
eBook LibraryeBook LibraryUser submitted
OpenOffice.org WriterOpenOffice.org WriterUser submitted
LRF viewerLRF viewerUser submitted
CONNECT ReaderCONNECT ReaderUser submitted
e-Book Reader Softwaree-Book Reader SoftwareUser submitted
LoLReplay2LoLReplay2User submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with LRF-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 LRF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!