Files with dfl file extension are related to the DEFLATE compressed data format.

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

empty icon.dfl - OLE2 doc format

empty icon.dfl - Distribution files library

empty icon.dfl - Fresh Download list

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DFL file - DEFLATE compressed data

What is dfl file? How to open dfl files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The dfl file extension is related to the DEFLATE, a data compression format based on LZ77 algorithm and Huffman coding, developed by Phil Katz.

The dfl file contains compressed data.

The default software associated to dfl file type:

PKZIP for Windows picture or screenshot

PKWARE, Inc. logoPKZIP for Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

PKZIP for Windows is compression tool used to create and extract ZIP archives. PKZIP was first released for MS-DOS as a command line tool. In 1998 was released the first version for Microsoft Windows. ZIP is one of the most used archive format on many computer platforms.

Zlib icon

Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler logoZlib  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler

Zlib is a software library used for data compression. Zlib was written by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler and is an abstraction of the DEFLATE compression algorithm used in their gzip file compression program.

Help how to open:

Use Zlib to extract data from *.dfl files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dfl 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 .dfl 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 dfl file, edit dfl file, convert dfl file, view dfl file, play dfl 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting dfl files.

  • Open dfl file
  • Extract dfl file

Software that open dfl file - DEFLATE compressed data

Programs supporting the exension dfl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dfl file action.

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