TCL file format description
Many people share .tcl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .tcl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .tcl files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.tcl - TCL Script
The TCL development files are related to ActiveTCL. TCL file is a TCL Script. TCL (Tool Command Language) is a scripting language created by John Ousterhout. Tcl has a very simple syntax which is applied in a consistent way.
- Development files
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- TCL Script related extensions:
- TCL Trace Output
Naturally, other applications may also use the .tcl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .tcl files. Be especially cautious with .tcl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .tcl 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 .tcl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
tl, tdl, tsl, cl, tco, tck, tc1, rcl, gcl, tvl, ctl, tlc, tfl, tcp, tcm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- OpenTL Data
- MathType Translator Definition Language
- OpenCL Kernel
- TurboCAD Mac Drawing
- HotDocs Clause Archive
- Carlson Survey Centerline File
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