Information about the .lib (lib) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .lib (lib) file type.

.lib
Library file. A generic file extension indicating a library. The format will be specific to the application that created or uses it.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .lib files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .lib. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.