The File Extensions Database

.DDL File Extension

  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .DDL file?

.DDL is Data Definition Language File

Database file created in the Data Definition Language (DDL), a language used for describing database schemas; saved in a plain text format and contains commands such as CREATE, USE, ALTER, and DROP; often used for configuring data sources used by data-driven applications.

NOTE: DDL is considered a subset of the Structured Query Language (SQL).

Programs that open Data Definition Language File
Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA
Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA
Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA

How to solve problems with DDL files

  • Associate the DDL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DDL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DDL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DDL file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DDL is Data Definition Language File. Because only the current version supports the latest DDL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .DDL is Data Definition Language File update.
  • To make sure that your DDL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.