DCLS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dcls - Catia V4 Settings

The DCLS configuration files are related to Catia. The DCLS file is a Catia V4 Settings. CATIA (Computer Aided Three Dimensional Interactive Application) is a multi-platform CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite developed by Dassault Systemes and marketed world-wide by IBM.

Configuration files
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Catia V4 Settings related extensions:
Catia 3DMAP File
Catia 3D Geometry Data
Catia V4 Sequential Data
Catia Catalog
CATIA Analysis Data
CATIA Catalog Data

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

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

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

cls, dcl, dcs, dls, dxls

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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