File Extension Library


.8LY File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Plugin, addon Files

What is an .8LY file?

.8LY file extension is created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. .8LY has been classified as Plugin, addon Files.

.8LY is Adobe Photoshop plugin

The 8ly file extension is associated with Adobe Photoshop, a digital picture editing tool for Windows and Apple Mac.

The 8ly file contains plugin and adds new features in Adobe Photoshop. 8LY file extension is used in version 5 of Adobe Photoshop.

.8LY file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .8LY file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to Open .8LY file on different platforms

Open .8LY File on Windows

  • Right-click a .8LY
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .8LY file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .8LY files" Press "Ok"

Open .8LY File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .8LY file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .8LY File on Linux

Right click on the .8LY file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .8LY File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .8LY file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .8LY File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .8LY files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .8LY files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .8LY files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .8LY file format
  2. You need to check the .8LY file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)