Files with gdl extension are 3D models described using Geometric Description Language. Used for example in ArchiCAD.

There is one other file type using
the GDL file extension!

gdl file icon.gdl - Stanford Microarray Database gdl file format

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Software that works with gdl file extension

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GDL file extension - ArchiCAD Geometric Description Language data

What is gdl file? How to open gdl files?

File type specification:

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The gdl file extension is related to files written in the Geometric Description Language.

The GDL (Geometric Description Language) is Graphisoft's parametric object definition language. It is invented for ArchiCAD and used in many other applications.

The GDL defines a 3D model, a 2D model, property data, a user interface and a parameter handler. All the above definitions can be parametric.
A GDL object is a container for the GDL scripts, default parameters, optional binary data and additonal information (eg. a preview image).

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The default software associated to gdl file type:

ArchiCAD icon

Graphisoft logo ArchiCAD  Microsoft Windows software

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ArchiCAD is architecture CAD software that is used to 2D and 3D drafting, visualization and contains other functions for architects, designers and planners.. It is able to design buildings, interiors, urban areas, etc.

Help how to open GDL files:

Use ArchiCAD to work with *.gdl data files.

How to convert file with extension GDL:

As far as we know, this .gdl 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 .gdl 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 gdl file, edit gdl file, convert gdl file, view gdl file, play gdl 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 gdl files.

  • Open gdl file
  • Save gdl file
  • Edit gdl file
  • Create gdl file

Software that open gdl file - ArchiCAD Geometric Description Language data

Click on the link to get more information about ArchiCAD for open gdl file action.

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