Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope

LP may refer to any of the following:

LP record

1. Short for long play, LP commonly describes a 12-inch long play vinyl record album. Records and record players pre-dated tapes and tape players, which pre-date CD (compact disc) players. The picture is an example of an LP.

2. Linux command, see the lp command page for additional information about this command.

3. LP is an abbreviation sometimes used for LastPass.

4. With earlier computer motherboards, LP was short for low profile. The LPX motherboard is a good example of where this was used.

Computer acronyms, Disc jockey, Record, Sound terms