ZTL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ztl - ZBrush ZTool File

The ZTL graphic files are related to ZBrush. The ZTL file is a ZBrush ZTool File. ZBrush is a digital sculpting tool that combines 3D/2.5D modeling, texturing and painting.

Graphic files
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ZBrush ZTool File related extensions:
ZBrush Mesh Data
ZBrush Document
ZBrush NoiseMaker Data
ZBrush Project
ZBrush Script
ZBrush Saved Spotlight

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

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

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

atl, stl, tl, tzl, xtl, zgl, zl, zlt, zrl, zt, zt1, ztk, ztm, ztp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Macromedia Fireworks Style Library
Zlib Compressed Data
StereoLithography Data
OpenTL Data
EBU-STL Standard Subtitle File
ZX Spectrum Stellar Bitmap

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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