What are DL_ files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DL_ file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a DL_ file?
Files that contain the .dl_ file extension contain a backup copy of a Microsoft Windows dynamic link library (DLL) file. A dynamic link library is the file format that Microsoft uses for "shared library" purposes. DLL files are similar in nature to EXE files.
DLL files can be compressed in order to make it easier for a user to download the file or to save space on a user's hard drive. Compression is usually performed when a backup copy of a DLL file is made. The backup copy of the DLL file is given the .dl extension to reflect that the file is a backup copy and has been compressed. When the file is decompressed and opened on the user's computer, the .dll extension will be reassigned to the file to replace the .dl file extension
How to open DL_ files
Important: Different programs may use files with the DL_ file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DL_ file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested seven different DL_ openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 24, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DL_ files. Remember, different programs may use DL_ files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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