Files with cdl suffix may also be found as language localization settings from CADKey modeling tool.

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

empty icon.cdl - CaseWare Working Papers document

empty icon.cdl - NetCDF CDL metadata

empty icon.cdl - SignLab vector graphics

empty icon.cdl - ConceptDraw PRO library

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CDL file extension - CADKey CAD language file

What is cdl file? How to open cdl files?

File extension cdl is associated with the CADKey 2D and 3D CAD modeling tool originally developed for MS-DOS and later for Microsoft Windows and Unix systems.

The .cdl file used in CADKey contains language settings.

The default software associated to open cdl file:


Kubotek USA Inc. logoCADKEY  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Kubotek USA Inc.

CADKEY is modeling application used to create 2D and 3D CAD mechanical designs. In late 2003, Kubotek Corporation acquired the CADKEY technology and replaced the CADKEY product line with KeyCreator.

Help how to open:

As far as we know, .cdl scripts are only useable in CADKey.

How to convert:

Settings are generally not mean to be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .cdl 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 cdl file, edit cdl file, convert cdl file, view cdl file, play cdl 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 cdl files.

Software that import cdl file - CADKey CAD language file

Programs supporting the exension cdl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about KeyCreator for import cdl file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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