File Extension Library

.DWL File Extension

  • Developer by: IMSI
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .DWL files and how to open them?

Can't open .DWL 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 .DWL file.

What is a .DWL file extension?

.DWL file extension is created by IMSI. .DWL has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .DWL file is Binary.

.DWL is TurboCAD Drawing Lock File

A DWL file is a lock file created by TurboCAD, a program used to draft 2D and 3D designs. It stores lock information when a drawing (.TCW file) is currently opened in the program. DWL files are used for preventing simultaneous access to a drawing, which may cause the file to become corrupted.

TurboCAD creates DWL files when a drawing file is opened. They are automatically deleted when the drawing is closed.

List of all softwares that can open the TurboCAD Drawing Lock File

How to fix problems with .DWL files

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