Open LNK File Format – Programs and How to

Windows Shortcut file definition and 6 other file types and linked programs information.


How to open lnk files


The File extension lnk is used by following type(s):

Microsoft Windows

type 1 description:
Default for .lnk type:
Windows Shortcut files
LNK file suffix is related to desktop program shortcuts in Windows OS. Every icon on desktop is a shortcut, represented by a .lnk file.


type 2 description:
602Pro PC Suite files
File extension used by 602Pro PC Suite.
that open lnk files:
602PC Suite (Microsoft Windows)


type 3 description:
Advanced Revelation database files
File extension for database files used by Revelation applications.
that open lnk files:
OpenInsight (Microsoft Windows)


type 4 description:
Linker response filess
The LNK file extension is also sometimes used for files that contains programming language linkers (scripts).


type 5 description:
Playlist files
It is used by some applications for playlist file.
that open lnk files:
KMPlayer (Microsoft Windows)


type 6 description:
XNBC V8 Biological Neural Network Simulation Workstation link configuration file
Simulation and visualisation tool. Configuration link file contains all parameters of network architecture (nucleus architecture, links and etc..).