Open LBI files

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    Adobe Dreamweaver Library Format
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    Adobe Systems
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Have you encountered a problem with a LBI file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a LBI file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your LBI file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is LBI file?

The file extension LBI is used for library files of the web page editor Adobe Dreamweaver. It is an auxiliary file which can contain HTML, JavaScript or even pictures. Lbi files can be used on websites of a whole website at any place. In doing so, the LBI file is only referenced, so that in the case of a change to an LBI file, the content is automatically adjusted on the corresponding pages.

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When a Web site is published, Dreamweaver automatically replaces the references with the actual code from the library file.

It should be noted that Adobe FireWorks can only read and write LBI files via the Import / Export menu under 'File' LBI files.

Programs which can open a LBI file

How to open file with LBI extension?

In order to open a file with LBI extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening LBI file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with LBI files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Dreamweaver or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening LBI files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support LBI files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of LBI files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Dreamweaver as the default program for opening LBI files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate LBI files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Dreamweaver applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Dreamweaver has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with LBI files

Sometimes problems with opening LBI files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • LBI files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open LBI files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • LBI file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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