ODL file format description
Many people share .odl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .odl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .odl files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.odl - Object Description Language
The ODL development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The ODL file is an Object Description Language. Object Description Language (ODL) was the original interface definition language created by Microsoft for specifying interfaces to be used in OLE Automation.
- Microsoft Visual Studio
- Development files
- - / -
- Object Description Language related extensions:
.odl - Microsoft OneDrive Client Log
The ODL data files are related to Microsoft OneDrive. The ODL file is a Microsoft OneDrive Client Log. Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service operated by Microsoft.
- Microsoft OneDrive
- Data files
- - / -
- aodl, odlgz
- Microsoft OneDrive Client Log related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .odl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .odl files. Be especially cautious with .odl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .odl 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 .odl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dl, dol, idl, kdl, ldl, ocl, od, od1, odi, odm, odo, odp, ofl, ol, old
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- Object-Relational Language Data
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