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What are DLC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DLC file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your DLC files.

What is a DLC file?

DLC files have multiple uses, and Encrypted Download Link-Container is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Encrypted Download Link-Container

Link-Containers are encrypted link lists. It is easy to share many download links at once using container files. The links are encrypted when stored in a link-container file.

The DLC container format was invented by the team behind the JDownloader download manager. JDownloader supports the format natively, and other download managers may too as the format is open.

How to open DLC files

We have identified one DLC opener that is compatible with this specific type of DLC file.

Programs that open Encrypted Download Link-Container files


Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .DLC

While Encrypted Download Link-Container is a popular type of DLC-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .DLC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

DigiLinear Compressed Archive File

We know that one DLC format is DigiLinear Compressed Archive File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different DLC openers which you will find listed below.

Steam Downloadable Content Info File

We know that one DLC format is Steam Downloadable Content Info File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of DLC files. Remember, different programs may use DLC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MiPonyMiPonyUser submitted
RDescRDescUser submitted
CryptLoadCryptLoadUser submitted
DAEMON ToolsDAEMON ToolsUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
DAKO-TachoViewDAKO-TachoViewUser submitted
TachoViewTachoViewUser submitted
loadloadUser submitted
Internet Download ManagerInternet Download ManagerUser submitted

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