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CDL file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cdl - Common Data Form Language File

The CDL data files are related to NetCDF Operator. CDL file is a Common Data Form Language File. CDL (network Common Data form Language) provides a convenient way of describing netCDF datasets in ASCII form. NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) is a machine-independent, self-describing, binary data format standard for exchanging scientific data.

NetCDF Operator
Data files
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Common Data Form Language File related extensions:
UFS Explorer IntelliRAW Rules
UltraEdit Word File
UFile 2012 Tax Return Data
UFile 2011 Tax Return Data
UFS Explorer Compressed Image
ExamView Question Bank Data

.cdl - Maxon Cinema 4D Plugin

The CDL other files are related to Maxon Cinema 4D. CDL file is a Maxon Cinema 4D Plugin. Maxon Cinema 4D is a flexible and powerful modeling, animation, and rendering tool.

Maxon Cinema 4D
Other files
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Maxon Cinema 4D Plugin related extensions:
Maxon Cinema 4D 64-bit Plugin
ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed MSP File
Adobe Photoshop Selection Plug-in
Starmoney Macro
Audials One Plug-in Package
Audials One Plug-in

.cadl - CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File

The CADL document files are related to CADKEY. CADL file is a CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File. CADKEY was the premier 2D CAD Software system in the 1990’s. It was also the first 3D CAD system to run on a Personal Computer.

Document files
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CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File related extensions:
CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File
CADKEY Dynamic Extension
CADKEY Document
CADKEY Part Document

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

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

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

dcl, ccl, cwl, cfl, vdl, cdm, cxl, cel, cdk, csl, cld, cdp, fdl, cdi, ddl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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TeXstudio Completion Word List
NTI CD/DVD-Maker Image
Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
Content Extraction Language Document

Operating systems

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

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