DWL file format description
Many people share .dwl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dwl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dwl files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dwl - Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock
The DWL data files are related to Autodesk AutoCAD. DWL file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock. A DWL file is automatically created when a drawing file (DWG) is opened and then deleted when the file is closed.
- Autodesk AutoCAD
- Data files
- - / -
- dwk, dwl2
- Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dwl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dwl files. Be especially cautious with .dwl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dwl 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 .dwl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cwl, rwl, wdl, dw, vwl, ewl, dwo, dwi, dsl, dlw, wwl, del, dal, swl, fwl
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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