How to open a file with .LIN extension?

File Type : ArcView ARC/INFO Lineset Symbol File (ESRI)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .LIN file

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What is .LIN file extension?

Line type definition (also called a "linetype" or "line style") that defines the paths of a vector-based object used by AutoCAD; stores shapes information in a text-based format. Linetype files can also be imported into the MicroStation Line Style Editor by selecting "File?Import?AutoCAD Line Style File."
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open LINfiles:

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2016
  • Bentley MicroStation
  • Can be edited with a text editor