The File Extensions Database


.LMF File Extension

  • Developer by: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .LMF file?

.LMF is Library mapping and altera data interchange file

File extension lmf is best known for its use in OrCAD PCB Designer, a software for Microsoft Windows operating system developed by Cadence Design Systems.

A .lmf file contains interchange data and library used by OrCAD PCB Designer program.


How to open:

Use OrCAD to open and work with .lmf files.

How to convert:

Use OrCAD PCB Designer to export lmf mapping and altera data files to other formats.

How to solve problems with LMF files

  • Associate the LMF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any LMF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.LMF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the LMF 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 .LMF is Library mapping and altera data interchange file. Because only the current version supports the latest LMF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Cadence Design Systems, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .LMF is Library mapping and altera data interchange file update.
  • To make sure that your LMF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.