>> CRL file

CRL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.crl - Certificate Revocation List

The CRL data files are related to Microsoft IIS. CRL file is a Certificate Revocation List. A CRL is a list that is maintained by a Certificate Authority (CA) and records the serial numbers of certificates that have been revoked.

Microsoft IIS
Data files
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Certificate Revocation List related extensions:
Augmented Backus-Naur Form
LDAP Data Interchange Format File
MIME Encoded Data
Base64 Encoded Data
ProGen 2 Protocol Data
SAS XPORT Transport File

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

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

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

cdl, cel, cfl, cgl, cl, clr, cr, cr1, cri, crm, cro, crp, ctl, drl, frl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Maxon Cinema 4D Plugin
CropWat Data
PTC Creo Holemaking Parameter Data
CADKEY CAD Advanced Design Language File
GE Medical CRI Image
Adobe Audition Loop

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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