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2DL file format description

Many people share .2dl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .2dl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .2dl files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.2dl - ArchiCAD 2D Lines Data

2DL file is an ArchiCAD 2D Lines Data. ArchiCAD is an architectural CAD-software developed by the Hungarian company Graphisoft. 2DL files are vectorial drawings saved from ArchiCAD’s 3D Window (using the Internal 3D Engine). These drawings contain no model information and can be touched up in the Floor Plan with 2D tools.

.2dl file format description:
2DL format
GraphiSoft ArchiCAD
Document files
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ArchiCAD 2D Lines Data related extensions:
ArchiCAD Attributes Data
ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout
ArchiCAD PlotMaker Layout Book
ArchiCAD Library Container File
ArchiCAD Module File
ArchiCAD Project Archive

Naturally, other applications may also use the .2dl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .2dl files. Be especially cautious with .2dl files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .2dl file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .2dl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

2d, wdl, edl, 2dp, 2dk, zdl, qdl, dl, 2dm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

VersaCAD 2D Drawing
Edit Decision List
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Cadwork 2D Drawing
DynaDoc Document

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