Files with tcl extension can be mostly encountered as scripts written and saved in TCL (Tool Command Language) format.

There are 2 other file types using
the TCL file extension!

empty icon.tcl - TextPad clip library

empty icon.tcl - SLIDE: Scene Language for Interactive Dynamic Environments file

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Software that open tcl file

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TCL file extension - TCL script source code

What is tcl file? How to open tcl files?

File type specification:

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

tcl file icon: tcl filetype icon

File extension tcl is related to Tcl/Tk (Tool Command Language) and used for its scripts and other source code files.

Tcl (Tool Command Language) is a very powerful but easy to learn dynamic programming language, suitable for a very wide range of uses, including web and desktop applications, networking, administration, testing and many more. Open source and business-friendly, Tcl is a mature yet evolving language that is truly cross platform, easily deployed and highly extensible.

Tk is a graphical user interface toolkit that takes developing desktop applications to a higher level than conventional approaches. Tk is the standard GUI not only for Tcl, but for many other dynamic languages, and can produce rich, native applications that run unchanged across Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and more.

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Updated: September 30, 2022

The default software associated to open tcl file:

Sublime Text icon

Sublime Text  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Sublime HQ Pty Ltd

Sublime Text is advanced text editor used to write source codes in various programming languages. It is a great tool for programmers and offers great feature and performance. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

Help how to open:

You should be able to open and edit .tcl files in any text editor.

How to convert:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any conversion for this .tcl file types, however some parser may exist that allows users to convert the script to another language.

Related links:

TCL core development home

List of software applications associated to the .tcl 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 tcl file, edit tcl file, convert tcl file, view tcl file, play tcl 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 tcl files.

Software that open tcl file - TCL script source code

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tcl file by default:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Other suggested software:
Adobe ExtendScript small icon Adobe ExtendScript

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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