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AIDL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aidl - Android Interface Definition Language Data

AIDL file is an Android Interface Definition Language Data. AIDL (Android Interface Definition Language) allows you to define the programming interface that both the client and service agree upon in order to communicate with each other using interprocess communication (IPC).

.aidl file format description:
AIDL format
Android OS
Development files
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Android Interface Definition Language Data related links:
Android Interface Definition Language Data related extensions:
Android Audio Calibration Database
Android Call Log Backup
Android Thumbnail Data
Android Compiled OAT
Android Optimized Dalvik Executable
Android Exported Contacts Data

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

Can't open a .aidl 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 .aidl file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

adl, idl, aid, ail

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

openEHR Archetype Definition Language File
MapInfo Access ID File
Interface Definition File

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