File Extension Library

.SDL File Extension

  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .SDL files and how to open them?

Can't open .SDL 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 .SDL file.

What is a .SDL file extension?

.SDL file extension has been classified as Data Files. The format of .SDL file is Text

.SDL is Scene Description Language File

File format used by ray tracing, GIS, and mapping programs such as Autodesk MapGuide; specifies the elements required to render a scene, such as models, lights, and animations; may vary in format depending on the specific implementation of the Scene Description Language (SDL), but is generally stored in ASCII text or XML.

SDL files can be used for storing maps, 2D and 3D scenes, and other scenes.

List of all softwares that can open the Scene Description Language File
Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server
Safe Software FME Desktop with MapGuide SDL Reader/Writer
File Type 2 Service Description Language File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Developer Files Format: Text

File used by Microsoft Visual Studio, a software development application; used as the precursor format to .WSDL (Web Service Description Language), and is not commonly used anymore; describes the capabilities of a software service.

List of all softwares that can open the Service Description Language File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .SDL files

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