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Details of extension .dwl2

0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dwl2 file?
  • Which program can create the .dwl2 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dwl2 format?
  • What can convert .dwl2 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dwl2 extension?
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock .dwl file icon

Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock

DWL file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock. A DWL file is automatically created when a drawing file (DWG) is opened and then deleted when the file is closed.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Autodesk AutoCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
dwk, dwl2
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Other types of files may also use the .dwl2 file extension. If you have helpful information about .dwl2 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

DesignCAD for Windows 2D Drawing
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing Lock
Well Logger v2 Document

The .dwl2 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

wl2 (1), dw2 (1), dwl (1)

Can't open a .dwl2 file?

If you want to open a .dwl2 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dwl2 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dwl2

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android