File Extension LIT

.LIT File

File extension: LIT
File type: eBook File

Notes about the LIT file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The LIT file type is primarily associated with 'Reader' by Microsoft Corporation. If you need to convert .LIT files to another format you can use the command-line program Convert LIT and/or the GUI interface for that program ConvertLIT GUI.

Detailed information for file extension LIT:

Primary association: Reader
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Mime type: application/x-ms-reader, application/x-obak
Identifying characters Hex: 49 54 4F 4C 49 54 4C 53 , ASCII: ITOLITLS
Program ID: eBook
Related links: Convert LIT Home Page, Convert LIT GUI Home Page

Other applications associated with file type LIT:

  • AMOS (Executable File) by Alpha MicroLIT files: binary executable files from the AMOS operating system. LIT files can be created with a Motorola 68000-compatible assembler or any COBOL/C/PASCAL/FORTRAN, etc. programs.
  • Movie
  • Quake (Colored Light Data) The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 51 4C 49 54 01 00 00 00 , ASCII: QLIT
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .LIT

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: eBook, FileType: Microsoft Reader, AppName: Microsoft Reader
EXEFile: MSReader.exe

ProgramID: Microsoft Reader

ProgramID: eBook
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Reader\MSReader.exe %1

ProgramID: eBook
EXEFile: Y:\Microsoft Reader\MSReader.exe %1

ProgramID: eBook
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Reader\MSReader.exe

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