The File Extensions Database


.LPC File Extension

  • Category: Document Files

What is an .LPC file?

.LPC is IBM OS/390 document management system data

The lpc file extension is associated with the IBM OS/390. IBM OS/390 was an operating system for IBM System/390 mainframe computers, discontinued in 2004.

The lpc file contains mix of the texts and annotations based on IBM OS/390 DMS document management system.

This lpc file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

You cannot open this file type manually, it is accessed by the system automatically.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

How to solve problems with LPC files

  • Associate the LPC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any LPC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.LPC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the LPC 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 .LPC is IBM OS/390 document management system data. Because only the current version supports the latest LPC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .LPC is IBM OS/390 document management system data update.
  • To make sure that your LPC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.