A dlc file extension is associated with the 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio Max). A dlc file contains animation controller plug-in that is used to manage animations. Used for creating of animations.

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

dlc icon.dlc - JDownloader download link container [common]

empty icon.dlc - Disclib CD collection database

empty icon.dlc - Downloadable content package

empty icon.dlc - DIALux light control

DLC file extension - 3D Studio Max animation controller

What is dlc file? How to open dlc files?

File type specification:

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

dlc file icon: dlc filetype icon

The dlc file extension is associated with 3D Studio Max (also known as 3ds Max). The dlc file contain animation controller data.

Animation controller is used to manage animation data. Animation controllers are plug-ins that can be assigned to any animatable track and can either manage keyframes in various ways (like Bezier, Linear, Boolean controllers), generate animation data procedurally (Noise, Expression, Script, Waveform controllers) or read data from external sources (Audio, Motion Capture etc.)

Updated: March 28, 2024

The default software associated to open dlc file:

3ds Max (3D Studio Max) icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo3ds Max (3D Studio Max)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A popular 3D animation software, 3ds Max (previously known as 3D Studio Max) is used to model, animate, and render detailed 3D characters, photorealistic designs, and complex scenes for film and TV, games, and design visualization projects.

Help how to open:

Use 3D Studio Max to open the *.dlc files.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert the .dlc files to another file format.

List of software applications associated to the .dlc 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 dlc file, edit dlc file, convert dlc file, view dlc file, play dlc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 dlc files.

Software that open dlc file - 3D Studio Max animation controller

Programs supporting the exension dlc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about 3ds Max (3D Studio Max) for open dlc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Previous file extension
DKP file extension

File-Extensions.org > Plugin, addon file types

Next file extension
file extension DLE


Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed