LIB Reference

 

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017 RC, see Visual Studio 2017 RC Documentation.

The Microsoft Library Manager (LIB.exe) creates and manages a library of Common Object File Format (COFF) object files. LIB can also be used to create export files and import libraries to reference exported definitions.

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You can start this tool only from the Visual Studio command prompt. You cannot start it from a system command prompt or from File Explorer.

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