RDL File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a RDL file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .RDL files.

What is a RDL file?

A .RDL file is a Descent Level file. Through our analysis of RDL files, we know that one use of the format is Descent Level. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open RDL files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension RDL for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different RDL openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .RDL

While Descent Level is a popular type of RDL-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .RDL extension.

The RDL file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a RDL opener may not be able to open all kinds of RDL files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited RDL viewer.

SQL Server Report Definition Language

Through our analysis of RDL files, we know that one use of the format is SQL Server Report Definition Language. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different RDL openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ParadoxParadoxUser submitted
MicroStationMicroStationUser submitted
ViewViewUser submitted
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL ServerUser submitted
Bentley ViewBentley ViewUser submitted
PowerDraftPowerDraftUser submitted
Destiny Media PlayerDestiny Media PlayerUser submitted
RedlineRedlineUser submitted
NavigatorNavigatorUser submitted
Rugrats Print ShopRugrats Print ShopUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RDL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with RDL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!