File Extension Library

.DL_ File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .DL_ files and how to open them?

Can't open .DL_ file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DL_ file.

What is a .DL_ file extension?

.DL_ file extension is created by Microsoft. .DL_ has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .DL_ file is Binary.

.DL_ is Compressed DLL File

Compressed .DLL file created by Makecab, a Windows utility used for compressing files and creating .CAB files; often used for storing DLL files on Windows installation CDs so that they take up less space on the disc.

DL_ files can be created using the following Makecab syntax:

makecab myfile.dll

DL_ files can be decompressed back to their original DLL file using this command:

expand myfile.dl_ myfile.dll

NOTE: Makecab can be used to create a compressed copy of any file. For example, an .EX_ file can be created from an .EXE file.

List of all softwares that can open the Compressed DLL File
Microsoft Makecab
Microsoft Expand

How to fix problems with .DL_ files

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