The file extension LIT is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is Microsoft Reader, but the file extension can also be created with Python Compiler, AMOS, Literate Haskell, Quake, or ROSE Online Light. LIT files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the LIT file extension is related to Microsoft Reader, the file is categorized as an eBook file type which stores a publication in an electronic document format. Once the book is placed in the electronic format, it can be viewed using the Microsoft Reader application. LIT files can also be in Compiled Help Module (CHP) format, which is a format that Microsoft uses for HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) Help programs. This type of LIT file can also store DRM (Digital Rights Management) data which protects the intellectual rights and copyrights of the eBook author.
LIT files that are associated with Python Compiler are a developer file type that contains source code which is created using the Lit programming language. This type of LIT file is commonly created with Lit Python Compiler, which is a programming and development application used to create a variety of software programs. LIT files are stored in a plain text format and can also be edited using any text editing application.
If the file extension LIT is created with AMOS, the file is an executable file type which contains binary data for the AMOS operating system. AMOS stands for Alpha Micro Operating System and is specifically designed for Alpha Microsystems PCs which are used for a variety of business systems in an enterprise environment.
LIT files that are related to Literate Haskell are a source code and script file type which contains codes and scripts created using the Haskell programming language. Literate Haskell is a programming language which is used by developers to create high quality software application that easily integrates with other programming languages.
If the file extension LIT is part of Quake, the file is categorized as a game file type which contains data, objects, characters, playing levels, and other elements that are used to play the Quake first person shooter PC game. Quake is developed by id Software and provides the player with tools and weapons to stop an enemy known as Quake.
LIT files which are associated with ROSE Online are a game file type which contains, objects, characters, sprites, playing levels, and other elements that are necessary for playing ROSE Online. ROSE stands for Rush on Seven Episodes and is an online multiplayer roleplaying game created by Gravity Interactive.
How to Open LIT Files
Since the file extension LIT can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. LIT files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If the LIT file is associated with Microsoft Reader, you can open it using the Microsoft Reader eBook application. Microsoft Reader is available on the Microsoft website in both a Windows PC and Windows Mobile version. The Mobile version is compatible with Windows Mobile 2003 Pocket PCs and Phone Edition devices, Windows Mobile 5.0, and Windows Mobile 6.0. The PC version is compatible with the Windows operating system version XP and later.
Microsoft Reader LIT files can also be converted to another eBook format provided the content is not protected with Digital Rights Management (DRM). Other formats such as PDF, DOC, and EPUB allow the publication to be read with a variety of other programs and applications. There are a number of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET and Softpedia which will convert LIT files for you.
You can also opt to use an online file conversion resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion for you as long as the content is not copyright protected. Simply log onto the Zamzar website, browse for the LIT file on your device, choose a new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.
If the file extension LIT stores data related to Lit Python Compiler, you can open and edit the file using Python Compiler which is available on the GitHub website. Lit Python Compiler is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system. You can also open and edit this type of LIT file using any text editing program.
If you are using Windows, you can open LIT files using WordPad, Notepad, PSPad, TextPad, Open Office Writer, or Microsoft Word. For Mac OS X, LIT files can be opened using Apple TextEdit, AbiSource AbiWord, MacroMates TextMate, BBEdit, or MacVim. For the Linux operating system, you can use AbiSource AbiWord, gEdit, GNU Emacs, Pico, Nano Editor, or Vim to open and view the contents of the file extension LIT.
LIT files which are associated with AMOS should be opened using the AMOS operating system since the files are executables which install and launch various programs and applications for AMOS. You can learn more about using the Alpha Micro Operating System by logging onto the Alpha Micro website.
If a LIT file is part of Literate Haskell, you can open it using Helium, which is a compiler application that supports the Haskell programming language. Helium is available on the Cs.uu.nl.com website and is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X. You can also opt to use Hugs which is another compiler that will open LIT files that contain the Haskell programming language. The Hugs application is available as a free download on the Haskell.org website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
LIT files which are designed for use with Quake can be opened using the Quake gaming application. Quake is available on the id Software LLC website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If the file extension LIT is created using ROSE Online, the file can be opened with the ROSE Online interactive gaming application. ROSE Online is available on the Gravity Interactive website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.