File Extension Library


._SLN File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an ._SLN file?

._SLN file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. ._SLN has been classified as Various data Files.

._SLN is Microsoft Visual Studio Launcher data

The _sln file extension is associated with Microsoft Visual Studio, an integrated development environment for Windows, Windows Phone and web applications.

The ._sln file stores various data used by Visual Studio Launcher.


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 ._SLN file on different platforms

Open ._SLN File on Windows

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

Open ._SLN File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the ._SLN 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 ._SLN File on Linux

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

Open ._SLN File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the ._SLN 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 ._SLN 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 ._SLN files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with ._SLN files

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