DLM File Type- The quick facts
What are DLM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DLM 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 DLM 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.
The FileMaker Pro software application also uses the .dlm file suffix. These DLM files contain data files that are referenced by the FileMaker Pro application.
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 6 different DLM openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: July 13, 2020
Suggest another file format using extension DLM
While we know of one file format using the .DLM file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .DLM file.
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.