A dcl file extension is related to the Delphi development tool from Borland.

There are 3 other file types using
the DCL file extension!

empty icon.dcl - DumpSec data

dcl icon.dcl - AutoCAD dialog definition data

empty icon.dcl - DesignComposer file

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Software that open dcl file

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DCL file extension - Delphi component library

What is dcl file? How to open dcl files?

File type specification:

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The dcl file extension is associated with the Delphi, an integrated development tool, developed by Borland that allows users to create programs for Windows.

The dcl file contains component library.

MIME: text/x-dcl

The default software associated to open dcl file:

Delphi icon

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. logoDelphi  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Delphi is integrated development environment used to create applications fort Microsoft Windows. It supports Delphi programming language (Object Pascal), C++, C# for Microsoft .NET.

Help how to open:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dcl 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 .dcl 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 dcl file, edit dcl file, convert dcl file, view dcl file, play dcl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Settings file type for software that use dcl file - Delphi component library

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

Microsoft Windows:

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