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LAY File Extension

LAY file extension is created by Tecplot, also known as Tecplot Layout File. LAY has been classified as Data Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open LAY files in Tecplot 360 program.

Tecplot Layout File Type

Tecplot Layout File Type
Extension .lay
Developer Tecplot
Popularity 5.0 (349 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Tecplot 360
Category Data Files
Format Binary
Updated 7/1/2024

What is a LAY File Type?

The LAY files also contain layout information and color spectrum properties.

Free online LAY Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .LAY (Tecplot Layout File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to LAY, merge, split and compare the LAY files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

LAY Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Tecplot Layout File .LAY File Extensions while opening the .LAY files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open LAY Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Tecplot Layout File on your system such as Tecplot 360.
  2. Associate default Tecplot 360 Tecplot 360 program for *.lay (Tecplot Layout File) files.

    Associate LAY Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.LAY (e.g example.lay) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Tecplot 360 Tecplot 360 program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .lay files.

    Associate LAY Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.LAY (e.g example.lay) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Tecplot 360 Tecplot 360 program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Tecplot 360 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related LAY File Extensions

LAY default file extension is .LAY and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for LAY File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the LAY files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open LAY File on Windows

Software License Developer
MAME image. MAME 0.16 for Windows Freeware MAME
Tecplot 360 image. Tecplot 360 2015 for Windows Commercial Tecplot 360

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen LAY File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Tecplot 360 image. Tecplot 360 2015 for MacOs Commercial Tecplot 360

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen LAY file on Linux

Software License Developer
MAME image. MAME 0.16 for Linux Freeware MAME
Tecplot 360 image. Tecplot 360 2015 for Linux Commercial Tecplot 360

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen LAY file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen LAY file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen LAY file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

LAY file extension icon image.About LAY - Tecplot Layout File

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Updated 7/1/2024

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