Files with ndl file extension can be often encountered as some kind of document reference file from Lotus Notes collaborative software.

There is one other file type using
the NDL file extension!

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NDL file extension - Lotus Notes document reference

What is ndl file? How to open ndl files?

File type specification:

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The ndl file extension is used by Lotus Notes for one of its default files. Lotus Notes is the client of a collaborative client-server platform.

It appears that ndl file represents a plain text document containing an XML statement which refers exactly to a certain document.

If a recipient has a Lotus Notes client on their PC, they can then open the document referred to immediately by double-clicking on the ndl file

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The default software associated to open ndl file:

IBM Notes (Lotus Notes) icon

IBM logoIBM Notes (Lotus Notes)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes) is a multi-user client-server cross-platform application runtime environment for Lotus Domino/Notes suite. It can be used for many applications as well as for internal communication collaborative applications, including e-mails, calendaring, PIM, instant messaging, Web browsing, and a variety of feature-rich custom applications. It can be used to access both local- and server-based applications and data.

The current version of IBM Notes is 9.

Help how to open:

You can most likely view these files using any text editor, although Lotus Notes is the preferred software if you need to access the original document.

How to convert:

You will need Lotus Notes if you need to export the document referenced in the *.ndl file.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ndl 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 ndl file, edit ndl file, convert ndl file, view ndl file, play ndl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ndl file - Lotus Notes document reference

Click on the software link for more information about IBM Notes (Lotus Notes). IBM Notes (Lotus Notes) uses ndl 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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