.LIB - File Extension for Static Library Files

Q

What is LIB? LIB, short name for Library, is used as the file extension for Static Library files. .LIB files are binary files that can be opened by Static Library or Static Library software. See the sample .LIB file included below.

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File Extension: .LIB

MIME Type: application/octet-stream

File Content: Static Library

.LIB files are Static Library files saved as binary files. A .LIB file contains a collection of compiled program codes. Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample .LIB file, LibYAML.lib, dumped in HEX values:

21 3c 61 72 63 68 3e 0a 2f 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 ..arch..........
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 31 32 38 33 38 35 39 36 ........12838596
34 36 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 46..............
30 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 33 39 34 38 20 20 20 20 0.......3948....

.LIB Static Library file sample: Click sample.lib to download.

.LIB Static Library files can be created and modified by these software:

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