BZL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bzl - Bazel Extension

The BZL development files are related to Bazel. The BZL file is a Bazel Extension. Bazel is an open-source build and test tool similar to Make, Maven, and Gradle. It uses a human-readable, high-level build language.

Development files
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Bazel Extension related extensions:
ANSYS Element Matrix Data
Microsoft SQL Server Data Mining Extension
Microsoft Azure Service Definition Schema
NML Language Compilation Residual Data
Code Crusader Symbol Database
LuaTeX Compiled LUA Script

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

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

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

bal, bl, blz, bsl, bxl, bz, bz1, bzi, bzm, bzp, gzl, nzl, vzl, zbl, zl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Zlib Compressed Data
Binary Linework TIFF Image
Crossword Power Tools Crosswords Library
Vizzlo Document
DBAN Kernel Image
ESRI BusinessMAP Map

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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