A pdl file extension is related to the Symbian operating system for smart phones. A pdl file stores printer driver.

There are 5 other file types using
the PDL file extension!

empty icon.pdl - Borland C++ project description language data

empty icon.pdl - Print Shop Deluxe project

empty icon.pdl - Programmable Driver Language data

empty icon.pdl - WITE32 file

empty icon.pdl - Perl Data Language data

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PDL file extension - Symbian OS printer driver

What is pdl file? How to open pdl files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The pdl file extension is associated with the Symbian operating system.

The pdl file contains printer driver.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

This pdl 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.

The default software associated to open pdl file:

Symbian OS icon

Nokia Corporation logoSymbian OS  Symbian software

Company or developer:
Nokia Corporation

Symbian OS was the first popular user-friendly operating system for smart phones. Symbian OS supports many modern features, such as multitasking, memory protection, multi-touch, Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash, widgets, video conferencing etc.. Pre-installed applications in phone can manage phone calls, SMS, MMS, multimedia, e-mails, Internet browsing etc.. Applications for Symbian are written in Symbian C++ programming language. Other applications are available to download on Nokia Ovi Store.

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 .pdl 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 .pdl 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 pdl file, edit pdl file, convert pdl file, view pdl file, play pdl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pdl file - Symbian OS printer driver

Click on the software link for more information about Symbian OS. Symbian OS uses pdl 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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