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EDL file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.edl - Edit Decision List

The EDL data files are related to M2 Edit-CL. EDL file is an Edit Decision List. An edit decision list (EDL) is a list of video edits made in a video-editing project and includes reel number, clip names, in and out points, and other editing information, such as transitions and split edits, depending on the EDL format. MediaWare's EDL files are ASCII (text) files that contain a header, followed by a mixture of edit and comment lines.

M2 Edit-CL
Data files
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Edit Decision List related extensions:
MapKing Map Data
LocoScript External Translation Table
Food Data Exchange File
Lowrance Sonar Log File
Lowrance StructureMap File
Lowrance Sonar Log v2 File

.edl - NonStop ASAP Entity Definition Language Data

The EDL data files are related to NonStop ASAP. EDL file is a NonStop ASAP Entity Definition Language Data. HP NonStop ASAP software provides monitoring infrastructure and automated recovery actions for applications, subsystems, utilities, and hardware on HPE NonStop Servers.

NonStop ASAP
Data files
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NonStop ASAP Entity Definition Language Data related extensions:
OrgCon Organization Data
ACOS Plus.1 Project Data
Classroom Performance System Data
Capture One Session Data
Pretty Good Privacy Groups Data
Nero SecurDisc Public Key

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

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

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

3dl, ddl, del, dl, ecl, ed, edi, edk, edm, edo, edp, eel, efl, el, eld

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Encryptafile Encrypted File
Data Definition Language File
DynaDoc Document
Ovation Pro DDL
Micro Focus Extra! Display Session
AutoCAD Electrical Project Labels Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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