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HDL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hdl - HotDocs Template Library

HDL file is a HotDocs Template Library. HotDocs is a document assembly software package currently owned and marketed by HotDocs Limited. HDL is an organized set of shortcuts corresponding to a set of clauses.

.hdl file format description:
HDL format
Data files
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HotDocs Template Library related links:
HotDocs Template Library related extensions:
HotDocs Answer
HotDocs Component File
HotDocs Answer Library
HotDocs Clause Archive
HotDocs Auto-Assemble File
HotDocs Auto-Install File

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

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

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

ndl, bdl, jdl, hwl, hrl, hl, hdp, hdi, ydl, gdl, tdl, dhl, mdl, hxl, hvl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

PTC Creo Bundle File
gLite Job Description Language File
Structural Desktop Hold Data
HotDocs Registration File
MathType Translator Definition Language
FLEXnet Manager Debug Log

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