A dl file extension is associated with the Masked Dynamic Link Libraries used by some anti-virus applications.

There are 2 other file types using
the DL file extension!

empty icon.dl - FLEXnet Manager debug log

empty icon.dl - Zoo Tycoon 2 game data

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DL file extension - Masked Dynamic Link Library

What is dl file? How to open dl files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

dl file icon: dl filetype icon

The dl file extension is used by some anti-virus applications. Renamed or masked .dll dynamic link library file.

The file containing runtime routines for use with program files. This file is part of an application or Microsoft Windows. This file will be used by the application or Microsoft Windows. You can find who created this file by right clicking on the file, choosing Properties, and selecting the Version tab.

The dynamic-link library (DLL) is a module that contain functions and data that can be used by another module (application or DLL).

Mime types:
application/x-msdownload
application/x-msdos-program

Updated: April 11, 2019

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:

Use compatible tools to work with *.dl files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dl file - Masked Dynamic Link Library

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.).

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