.DL File Extension

File Type:
Zoo Tycoon 2 Data File

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

What is a DL file?

Dl file extension has Zoo Tycoon 2 Data file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Zoo Tycoon 2 is a video game where you get to build and manage zoos. Data files for this game use the .DL extension. They include information about various in-game objects, animals, and exhibits. DL files are usually seen only when you add new game content, for example, build a new exhibit or create a new animal within Zoo Tycoon 2. When adding new content, DL files are downloaded with .Z2F files. They must be placed into the Zoo Tycoon 2 installation directory in order to add the new content. DL files don’t require much space. 

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

dl file icon
File Type:
Zoo Tycoon 2 Data File
Game Files

How to open DL file?

Double click the dl 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 .dl 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 dl 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dl 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 DL files

  • Windows Windows
    • Microsoft Zoo Tycoon 2 Microsoft Zoo Tycoon 2

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 dl file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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