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Informations about the SLN filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .sln filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .sln file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.sln - Microsoft Visual Studio Solution

The SLN file is a Development file, which is connected to the Microsoft Visual Studio Solution according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Visual Studio Solution (.sln) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Visual Studio.

Format description:
SLN format description not yet available
Microsoft Visual Studio
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
Visual Studio .NET ACT Project
Windows 8 App Package Symbols
Windows 8 App Upload Package
Visual Studio ACT Project
ASP.NET Browser Definition
Visual Studio Browser Information

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .sln file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .sln extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .sln files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .sln file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .sln file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .sln file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .sln file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .sln extension

The .sln filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .sln files.

cln, wln, son, sn, slj, slg, sl, sin, eln, spn, snl, slm, slh, slb, skn

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .sln file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .sln extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Microsoft Source Library Management File
scanGogh I Scan Document
Autodesk AutoCAD Status Log
Excellon Drill File
Windows Automotive Skin
Elnec Programmer Serialization File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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