File Extension Library


.LYS File Extension

  • Developer by: DATACAD LLC.
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .LYS file?

.LYS file extension is created by DATACAD LLC.. .LYS has been classified as 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files.

.LYS is DataCAD layer control data

The lys file extension is associated with that DataCAD, a 3D modeling software for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by DATACAD LLC.

The lys file stores layer control data used by DataCAD.


How to open:

Use DataCAD to work with *.lys files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .lys file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .LYS file on different platforms

Open .LYS File on Windows

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

Open .LYS File on Mac

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

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

Open .LYS File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .LYS files

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