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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.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cdl - Common Data Form Language File

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.

.cdl file format description:
CDL format
NetCDF Operator
Data files
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Common Data Form Language File related links:
NetCDF on Wikipedia
Common Data Form Language File related extensions:
Beyond 20/20 Multi-dimensional Table
OpenInsight LK Data
Windows Test Technologies Logger Results
Hierarchical Data Format File
XML-based ADIF File
Bank Administration Institute Data File

.cadl - CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File

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.

.cadl file format description:
CADL format description not yet available
Document files
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CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File related links:
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, csl, cld, cfl, cdp, xdl, cdm, fdl, cdi, ddl, cd, cxl, cvl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Carlson Survey Centerline File
Expert Definition Language Document
Affymetrix Probe Array Results File
FLEXnet Manager Debug Log
NTI CD/DVD-Maker Image

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