LST File - opening and understanding

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

What is a LST file?

LST files are classified as ASCII text files. These normally contain data lists associated with the program that created the LST file. For example, certain media players use the LST file format for its playlist files, which contain ASCII text lists of media files, directory locations, metadata details and so on. On the other hand, Adobe Type Manager saves lists of fonts in a .lst file, while a few system security tools from Kaspersky and other companies use LST files to store lists of blacklisted files.Other programs that generate LST files include CAD tools like Pro/Engineer and database applications like Oracle, which use the .lst file format for its spool files. Some programs also use the .lst file format to store error logs, such as the Family Tree Maker software, which use the LST file format for its error files.The program that created the .lst file should be used to open it. However, it's best to leave these LST files alone so as for these programs to continue using these LST files properly.

How to open LST 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 LST for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension LST

While we know of one file format using the .LST 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 .LST file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
WinRARWinRARUser submitted
LightScribeLightScribeUser submitted
ZaraRadioZaraRadioUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
Microsoft Visual Studio .NETMicrosoft Visual Studio .NETUser submitted
SAS Enterprise GuideSAS Enterprise GuideUser submitted
CodeVisionAVR C CompilerCodeVisionAVR C CompilerUser submitted
PCWPCWUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with LST-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 LST-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!