There are 4 other file types using
the DTL file extension!

dtl file icon.dtl - The Sims file

dtl file icon.dtl - Pro/ENGINEER file

dtl file icon.dtl - Pinnacle Studio 400 TitleDeko file

dtl file icon.dtl - eSignal file

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DTL file extension - Microsoft Windows application log

What is dtl file? How to open dtl files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

dtl file icon: dtl filetype icon

The dtl file extension is related to generated application logs in Windows 98 and Windows ME.

In these versions of  Windows, the Task Monitor tracks which programs are launched and how they load from disk, and it records the info in the Applog folder.

The Defrag utility then uses this info to provide special optimization for the program files you use most often. Rather than rearranging the clusters of these files in sequential order, Defrag rearranges them in the order they're loaded when the program launches.

The default software associated to dtl file type:

Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition was the last Microsoft operating system with MS-DOS collaboration. However the DOS Real Mode is not supported and many older DOS applications are not working on Windows ME. Windows GUI is similar to Windows 2000. Windows Me includes Movie Maker, Windows Media Player 7, Internet Explorer 5.5, system restore functions, system protection, Windows Update etc.

Help how to open DTL files:

The *.dtl application logs are used for internal purposes of Defrag tool from Windows.

How to convert file with extension DTL:

As far as we know, this .dtl file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .dtl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dtl file, edit dtl file, convert dtl file, view dtl file, play dtl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dtl files.

  • Create dtl file
  • Others dtl file

Programs that can create dtl file - Microsoft Windows application log

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create dtl file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dtl file by default:
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition small icon Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows

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