Files with dlc file extension may also be found as packages that contain Downloadable Content (DLCs) for computer games.

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

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

dlc icon.dlc - 3D Studio Max animation controller

empty icon.dlc - Disclib CD collection database

empty icon.dlc - DIALux light control

Bookmark & share this page with others:

DLC file extension - Downloadable content package

What is dlc file? How to open dlc files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The dlc file extension is also used for some packages that contain Downloadable Content (DLC) for some (mainly modern) computer games.

It's a way for the developer to distribute additional content, such as campaigns, map packs, unit packages and similar. Can be both free and paid.

The default software associated to open dlc file:

Stellaris icon

Paradox Interactive logoStellaris  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Paradox Interactive

Stellaris is a 4X grand strategy video game developed by Paradox Development Studio. Stellaris's gameplay revolves around space exploration, managing an empire, mass genocide, and diplomacy and warfare with other spacefaring civilizations. 

Hearts of Iron IV icon

Paradox Interactive logoHearts of Iron IV  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Paradox Interactive

Hearts of Iron IV is the sequel to Paradox Development Studio's game Hearts of Iron 3. It covers the time period from 1936 to 1948, focusing on the buildup to the Second World War and the war itself.

Help how to open:

When placed in the proper folder, the *.dlc file will be recognized and loaded in the game.

How to convert:

As far as we know, no simple conversion is possible. But some game assets can be altered using modding tools.

List of recommended 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's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dlc file - Downloadable content package

Click on the software link for more information about Stellaris. Stellaris uses dlc 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dlc file by default:
Stellaris small icon Stellaris
Hearts of Iron IV small icon Hearts of Iron IV

Previous file extension
DL file extension > Game file types

Next file extension
file extension DLG


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

RSS feed