File Extension Library

.SLN File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files

What are .SLN files and how to open them?

Can't open .SLN file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SLN file.

What is a .SLN file extension?

.SLN file extension is created by Microsoft. .SLN has been classified as Developer Files.

.SLN is Visual Studio Solution File

An SLN file is a structure file used for organizing projects in Microsoft Visual Studio. It contains text-based information about the project environment and project state.

When opened, the preSolution, Project, and postSolution information is read from the SLN file. This data is used to load the solution, projects within the solution, and any persisted information attached to the solution.

SLN files are similar to Windows Program Group (.VBG) files used by Visual Basic.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Solution File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
VSoft Technologies FinalBuilder

How to fix problems with .SLN files

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