DRL file format description
Many people share .drl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .drl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .drl files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.drl - Excellon Drill File
DRL file is an Excellon Drill File. Excellon file is a text-based file format which is used to control the actions of a CNC drilling machine, commonly used in the drilling of printed circuit boards (PCB).
.drl - Altium Binary Drill File
DRL file is an Altium Binary Drill File. Altium Designer is a unified electronics design solution.
- .drl file format description:
- DRL format
- Altium Designer
- Data files
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- Altium Binary Drill File related links:
- Altium Binary Drill File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .drl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .drl files. Be especially cautious with .drl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .drl 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .drl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
rl, crl, frl, dtl, dro, drk, dr, dl, wrl, dfl, rrl, ddl, rdl, erl, drp
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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