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Details of extension .edl

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .edl file?
  • Which program can create the .edl file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .edl format?
  • What can convert .edl files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .edl extension?
Edit Decision List .edl file icon

Edit Decision List

EDL file is an Edit Decision List. An edit decision list (EDL) is a list of video edits made in a video-editing project and includes reel number, clip names, in and out points, and other editing information, such as transitions and split edits, depending on the EDL format. MediaWare's EDL files are ASCII (text) files that contain a header, followed by a mixture of edit and comment lines.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: M2 Edit-CL
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .edl file extension. If you have helpful information about .edl extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .edl filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

del (54), ewl (1), 3dl (1), esl (1), eld (1), efl (1), edp (1), edm (1), wdl (1), edi (1), rdl (1), dl (1), exl (1), ddl (1), evl (1)

Can't open a .edl file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.edl

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

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