What is a .SLN File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .sln extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .sln file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SLN file?

The file extension .SLN stands for Visual Studio Solution File. The developer of this file extension is Microsoft. The file is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .sln file on 1 platform.

How to open a .SLN file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SLN file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SLN file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .sln file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the VSoft Technologies FinalBuilder software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SLN file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VSoft Technologies FinalBuilder software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SLN file?

If you are still unable to open the .SLN file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SLN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .slogo – MIT, .slogt – MIT, .slp – MAGIX, .slp – Sisulizer, .sls – Image Playlist. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .SLN file with the VSoft Technologies FinalBuilder program on Windows.