Files with odl file extension are related to the Visual C++ and Microsoft Visual Studio development environment. An odl file contains type library source.

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ODL file extension - Visual C++ ODL type library source

What is odl file? How to open odl files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

odl file icon: odl filetype icon

The odl file extension is associated with the Microsoft Visual C++ development environment of applications written in C/C++ programming language.

All COM interfaces are defined using the Interface Definition Language (IDL, ODL). IDL is similar to C and C++ header files, with new syntax elements specific to distributed computing added. IDL (ODL) files are compiled to create source files and binary type libraries that can be used by practically all programming environments.

Object Definition Language (ODL) is the specification language defining the interface to object types conforming to the ODMG Object Model. Often abbreviated by the acronym ODL.

The default software associated to open odl file:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

Use Visual C++ and Visual Studio to work with *.odl files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .odl 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 software applications associated to the .odl 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 odl file, edit odl file, convert odl file, view odl file, play odl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 odl files.

Software that open odl file - Visual C++ ODL type library source

Programs supporting the exension odl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open odl file action.

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