.CRL File Extension

File Type:
Certificate Revocation List File

Having trouble opening .crl extension? Don't panic! This page explains what crl files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open crl files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CRL file?

Crl file extension has Certificate Revocation List file type, which is associated with the "web files" category.

Web servers and software for encryption uses these data files. They are used to save lists of digital certificates that have been revoked. In a CRL file, you will find detailed information about certificates including issue and revocation dates, the issuer’s name, etc. This information helps security administrators with blocking and blacklisting suspicious web sources.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

crl file icon
File Type:
Certificate Revocation List File
Web Files

How to open CRL file?

Double click the crl file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .crl extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the crl extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the crl file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CRL files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the crl file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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