What are DLM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DLM 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 DLM files.
What is a DLM file?
DLM files have multiple uses, and Download Manager Partially Downloaded is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Download Manager Partially Downloaded File
Files that contain the .dlm file extension are commonly associated with the Adobe Download Manager and the Akamai Download Manager applications.
When the Adobe Download Manager or the Akamai Download Manager is in the process of downloading a file, the file is temporarily saved with the .dlm file extension during the download process. Once the file has completed downloading from the Internet, the .dlm extension is removed, and the proper file extension is assigned to the file.
How to open DLM files
Important: Different programs may use files with the DLM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DLM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different DLM openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 24, 2024
All known file formats using extension .DLM
While Download Manager Partially Downloaded File is a popular type of DLM-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .DLM file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Delta Music Module
We know that one DLM format is Delta Music Module. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
We know that one DLM format is Duplimate Data. 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 DLM files. Remember, different programs may use DLM 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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