>> DRILL file

DRILL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.drill - DROPS Simulator Operation Data

The DRILL data files are related to DROPS. DRILL file is a DROPS Simulator Operation Data. Drilling optimization Simulator (DROPS) is a program designed to facilitate the reduction of drilling costs for oil companies. The DROPS seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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DROPS Simulator Operation Data related extensions:
DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data
DROPS Simulator Lithology Data
DROPS Simulator Survey Data

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

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

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Dart Compiled Binary

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