Files with rl1 file extension could be found in old Descent 1 computer game and used for one of its game files.

There is one other file type using
the RL1 file extension!

empty icon.rl1 - RL-1 Data Base database

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Software that open rl1 file

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RL1 file extension - Descent 1 registered level data

What is rl1 file? How to open rl1 files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The rl1 file extension is related to Descent 1, a 3D computer game for MS-DOS, Mac, Microsoft Windows and Sony Playstation and used for files that contain saved level position.

This rl1 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: April 11, 2019

The default software associated to open rl1 file:

Descent icon

Interplay Entertainment Corporation logoDescent  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Interplay Entertainment Corporation

Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game released in 1995.  The Descent series has a strong following due to its unique six degrees of freedom (6DOF) gameplay. Player controls battle rocket and fights against virus-infected robots in mines.

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 .rl1 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 .rl1 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 rl1 file, edit rl1 file, convert rl1 file, view rl1 file, play rl1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rl1 file - Descent 1 registered level data

Click on the software link for more information about Descent. Descent uses rl1 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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