A dls file extension is related to the Norton Disklock and used for its setup files.

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

empty icon.dls - Blood 2 game data

dls icon.dls - DownLoadable sound

empty icon.dls - Datalive database engine file

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Software that open dls file

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DLS file extension - Norton Disklock setup data

What is dls file? How to open dls files?

File type specification:

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The dls file extension was also used in an ld data security, data encryption and disk management utility by Norton (now Symantec) called Norton DiskLock.

The program was sold for the Windows 3.x platform.

This dls file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: August 6, 2018

The default software associated to open dls file:

Norton DiskLock picture or screenshot

Symantec Corporation logoNorton DiskLock  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Norton DiskLock is a powerful and flexible security solution for individuals, mobile professionals and home PC enthusiasts to protect Macintosh and Power Macintosh computer files from unauthorized use, theft and accidental erasure.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dls file - Norton Disklock setup data

Click on the software link for more information about Norton DiskLock. Norton DiskLock uses dls 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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