Files with _dl extension are used for many programs to compressed install .dll dynamic link library file. 

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_DL file extension - Dynamic Link Library DLL file form

What is _dl file? How to open _dl files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The _dl file extension is used by some programs (sometimes spyware, malware) to compressed install .dll dynamic link library file. As default file extension for compressed .dll file is ._dl file extension. Full overview of Dynamic Link Library is here.

The default software associated to open _dl file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this ._dl 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 recommended software applications associated to the ._dl file extension

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with _dl file - Dynamic Link Library DLL file form

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses _dl file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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