8LI File Extension

8LI file icon
Photoshop Scripting Plug-in
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is 8LI file?

Full format name of files that use 8LI extension is Photoshop Scripting Plug-in. Photoshop Scripting Plug-in format was developed by Adobe Systems. 8LI file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with 8LI extension are categorized as Plugin Files files. The Plugin Files subset comprises 139 various file formats. The most popular program for handling 8LI files is Adobe Photoshop, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Adobe Photoshop software was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated, and on its official website you may find more information about 8LI files or the Adobe Photoshop software program.

Programs which support 8LI file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open 8LI files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with 8LI extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support 8LI file

How to open file with 8LI extension?

Being unable to open files with 8LI extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with 8LI files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with 8LI files.

Step 1. Get the Adobe Photoshop

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening 8LI files is that no program that can handle 8LI files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Adobe Photoshop. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Adobe Photoshop installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe Photoshop and update if needed

If you already have Adobe Photoshop installed on your systems and 8LI files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Adobe Photoshop cannot handle files with 8LI may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Adobe Photoshop should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Adobe Photoshop to 8LI files

After installing Adobe Photoshop (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open 8LI files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the 8LI file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe Photoshop is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open 8LI files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the 8LI file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with 8LI extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the 8LI for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the 8LI file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the 8LI in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the 8LI is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the 8LI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. 8LI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the 8LI file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the 8LI file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with 8LI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe Photoshop

If the systems has insufficient resources to open 8LI files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Photoshop Scripting Plug-in files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle 8LI files.

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