A gdl file extension is related to the ArchiCAD, a CAD solution and used for its Geometric Description Language.

There are 3 other file types using
the TEXT file extension!

empty icon.text - Simple text [common]

empty icon.text - yBook text

empty icon.text - Markdown markup language file

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TEXT file extension - ArchiCAD for MAC Geometric Description Language object

What is text file? How to open text files?

File type specification:

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

The gdl (.text file extension) is a binary data which may contain one or more text tags.

The GDL (Geometric Description Language) is Graphisoft's parametric object definition language. It is invented for ArchiCAD and used in many other applications.

The GDL defines a 3D model, a 2D model, property data, a user interface and a parameter handler.

All the above definitions can be parametric. A GDL object is a container for the GDL scripts, default parameters, optional binary data and additional information (eg. a preview image).

Updated: February 11, 2019

The default software associated to open text file:

ArchiCAD icon

Graphisoft logoArchiCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Graphisoft

ArchiCAD is architecture CAD software that is used to 2D and 3D drafting, visualization and contains other functions for architects, designers and planners.. It is able to design buildings, interiors, urban areas, etc.

Help how to open:

Use ArchiCAD to work with *.text files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .text 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 text file, edit text file, convert text file, view text file, play text file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 text files.

Software that open text file - ArchiCAD for MAC Geometric Description Language object

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

Microsoft Windows:

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