RDL file format description

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

5 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rdl - Report Definition Language File

The RDL document files are related to MIcrosoft SQL Server 2005. The RDL file is a Report Definition Language File. The RDL file contains data retrieval and layout information for a report. Report Definition Language (RDL) is an XML representation of this report definition.

MIcrosoft SQL Server 2005
Document files
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Report Definition Language File related extensions:
Igor Engraver Published Music Notation
ProPresenter 4 DVD Clip
Nero Vision Compilation
Romulus 3D Modeler Data
ProPresenter 6 Document
FreeCAD Document Backup

.rdl - RadioDestiny Radio Stream

The RDL audio files are related to RadioDestiny. The RDL file is a RadioDestiny Radio Stream. RadioDestiny Broadcaster is an Internet radio broadcaster software developed by Destiny Media. The RadioDestiny seems to be no longer supported.

Audio files
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RadioDestiny Radio Stream related extensions:
Ableton Live Device Group
Vital Synthesizer Preset
David Whittaker Format Music
Linear Pulse Code Modulated Audio
Core Audio Format
NI Maschine v1 Sound Data

.rdl - Bentley MicroStation Redline Data

The RDL data files are related to Bentley MicroStation. The RDL file is a Bentley MicroStation Redline Data. Bentley System Microstation is a 3D CAD software for drawing and construction.

Bentley MicroStation
Data files
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Bentley MicroStation Redline Data related extensions:
Synology DiskStation Manager Configuration Backup
WAsP Observed Wind Climate Data
Bentley MicroStation Cell Library Index
Medlin Payroll Software Direct Deposit Data
Punch! Home Design Texture Data
HP NewWave Cardfile Application Data

.rdl - Symbian OS Recogniser Library

The RDL data files are related to SymbianOS. RDL file is Symbian OS Recogniser Library. Symbian is a discontinued mobile operating system (OS) and computing platform designed for smartphones The SymbianOS seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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Symbian OS Recogniser Library related extensions:
Symbian OS Application Information
Symbian OS Backup Archive
Symbian OS Phonebook Data
Symbian OS Application Logo
Symbian OS Firmware Update
Symbian OS MIME Type Library

.rl1 - Descent Registered Level Data

The RL1 game data files are related to Descent. The RL1 file is a Descent Registered Level Data. Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1994.

Game Data files
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Descent Registered Level Data related extensions:
Descent Palette Data
Descent Manager Data
Descent Mission Builder Block
Descent MIDI Audio Data
Descent Mission File
Descent Mission Data

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

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

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

ddl, dl, drl, edl, fdl, gdl, rcl, rd, rd1, rdi, rdk, rdm, rdo, rdp, rel

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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