File Extension Library

.INLK File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .INLK file?

.INLK file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .INLK has been classified as Misc Files.

.INLK is Adobe InDesign Lock File

Document lock file created by Adobe InDesign, a professional page layout program; created when an InDesign document (.INDD file) is opened so that other instances of InDesign show warnings when trying to open or edit the document.

INLK files help prevent multiple users from editing the same file at the same time.

List of all softwares that can open the Adobe InDesign Lock File
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019

How to Open .INLK file on different platforms

Open .INLK File on Windows

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

Open .INLK File on Mac

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

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

Open .INLK File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .INLK files

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