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STL file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.stl - Macromedia Fireworks Style Library

The STL data files are related to Macromedia Fireworks. STL file is a Macromedia Fireworks Style Library.

Macromedia Fireworks
Data files
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Macromedia Fireworks Style Library related extensions:
Adobe Captivate 4.0 Simulation Data
Adobe Authorware Knowledge Display Data
Adobe Captivate Theme Data
Adobe Authorware Cover File
Adobe Authorware Binary Map
Adobe Bridge Thumbnail Cache

.stl - StereoLithography Data

The STL document files are related to SolidView. STL file is a StereoLithography Data. STL is a file format native to the stereolithography CAD software created by 3D Systems.

Document files
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StereoLithography Data related extensions:
ASCII StereoLithography Data

.stl - EBU-STL Standard Subtitle File

The STL video files are related to Adobe Premiere Pro. STL file is an EBU-STL Standard Subtitle File. EBU STL is a standardized subtitle exchange format.

Adobe Premiere Pro
Video files
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EBU-STL Standard Subtitle File related extensions:
Macromedia Director Movie
Adobe Director Protected Movie
Adobe Motion Exchange Video
Adobe Flash MP4 Protected Media
Flash MP4 Video Fragment
Flash MP4 Video

.stl - ZX Spectrum Stellar Bitmap

The STL graphic files are related to Recoil. STL file is a ZX Spectrum Stellar Bitmap. The ZX Spectrum is a home computer created by Sinclair Research Ltd in U.K. in 1982.

Graphic files
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ZX Spectrum Stellar Bitmap related extensions:
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Commodore 64 SEUCK Sprite Image
Atari 8-bit Anime 4ever Image
Commodore Amiga AMOS Bitmap
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
Commodore 64 AFLI-editor Image

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

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

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

ctl, etl, qtl, sfl, sgl, shl, sl, slt, srl, st, st1, sti, stk, stm, sto

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Analysis Studio Project
Cenix True Speech LQ Audio
Tekla STEP Data
Symbolic Link Spreadsheet
Inno Setup String Tables File
Windows Test Technologies Logger Results

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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