.sln

File Type Visual Studio Solution File IconVisual Studio Solution File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Structure file for organizing projects in Microsoft Visual Studio; contains text-based information about the project environment and project state.

When opened, the preSolution, Project, and postSolution information is read from the SLN file. This data is used to load the solution, projects within the solution, and any persisted information attached to the solution.

SLN files are similar to Windows Program Group (.VBG) files used by Visual Basic.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

IconVSoft Technologies FinalBuilder

IconMonoDevelop

macOS

IconMonoDevelop

Unix

IconMonoDevelop

Updated December 29, 2012
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