SLN File Type

- The quick facts

What are SLN files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SLN file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a SLN file?

SLN files have multiple uses, and Microsoft Visual Studio Solution is one of them.

Microsoft Visual Studio Solution

Files that contain the .sln file extension are most commonly associated with the Microsoft Visual Studio software application.

These SLN files contain information about the project environment and the state of the project when the SLN file was created. The SLN files created by the Microsoft Visual Studio software are stored in a text-based file format.

These files are similar to the VBG files used by the Microsoft Visual Basic software program.

How to open SLN files

We have identified one SLN opener that is compatible with this specific type of SLN file.

Programs that open Microsoft Visual Studio Solution files

Last updated: March 9, 2022

More file formats using the SLN extension

Through our research of SLN files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft Expression BlendMicrosoft Expression BlendUser submitted
Microsoft Development EnvironmentMicrosoft Development EnvironmentUser submitted
Xamarin StudioXamarin StudioUser submitted
Microsoft Blend for Visual StudioMicrosoft Blend for Visual StudioUser submitted
MonoDevelopMonoDevelopUser submitted
SharpDevelopSharpDevelopUser submitted
AirParrotAirParrotUser submitted
Microsoft Visual Studio CTPMicrosoft Visual Studio CTPUser submitted
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