File Extension Library


.DIL File Extension

  • Developer by: Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .DIL file?

.DIL file extension is created by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.. .DIL has been classified as Various data Files.

.DIL is Delphi data

The dil file extension is mainly associated with the Delphi, an integrated development tool for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by Borland and used  for one of its default data formats.


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dil file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .DIL file on different platforms

Open .DIL File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DIL
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DIL file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DIL files" Press "Ok"

Open .DIL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DIL file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DIL File on Linux

Right click on the .DIL file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DIL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DIL file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DIL File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DIL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DIL files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DIL files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DIL file format
  2. You need to check the .DIL file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)