The File Extensions Database


.LNS File Extension

  • Developer by: AVG Technologies (Grisoft)
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .LNS file?

.LNS is AVG Anti-Virus language data

The lns file extension is associated with the AVG anti-virus and security program for Microsoft Windows and other computer platforms, developed by Grisoft.

The lns file contains language translation. AVG is now owned by Avast.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with LNS files

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