DGSL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dgsl - Directed Graph Shader Language Data

The DGSL development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The DGSL file is a Directed Graph Shader Language Data. Directed Graph Shader Language Data is an XML format that's based on Directed Graph Markup Language (DGML).

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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Directed Graph Shader Language Data related extensions:
Alpha Five Set Data Dictionary
CA Visual Objects Application Export Data
KJP Source Code
Scratch v2 Sprite
Lithtech Engine Resource File

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

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

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

dgl, dgs, dsgl, dsl, gsl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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