The File Extensions Database

.8LI File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Plugin Files

What is an .8LI file?

.8LI is Photoshop Scripting Plug-in

Photoshop plugin file that adds additional automation features to Photoshop; may add general scripting support (i.e. ScriptListener.8li and ScriptingSupport.8li) or may add a specific automated action, such as creating a Web Contact Sheet (WebContactSheet.8li).

8LI plugins should be placed in the Adobe Photoshop/Plug-ins/Adobe Photoshop Only/Automate folder in order to be recognized by the program. They can be accessed within Photoshop by selecting "File→Automate..." and choosing the appropriate action.

Programs that open Photoshop Scripting Plug-in
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019

How to solve problems with 8LI files

  • Associate the 8LI file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 8LI file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.8LI files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 8LI file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .8LI is Photoshop Scripting Plug-in. Because only the current version supports the latest 8LI file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .8LI is Photoshop Scripting Plug-in update.
  • To make sure that your 8LI file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.