.DLM File Extension

File Type:
Akamai Download Manager File

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

What is a DLM file?

Dlm file extension has Akamai Download Manager file type, developed by Akamai, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Unfinished downloads started in the Akamai Download Manager are saved as files with this extension. Akamai Download Manager is usually used for downloading large files. DLM files are temporary and exist only while the download is active. After finishing the download, the program automatically changes the .dlm extension to the file’s original extension. Akamai Download Manager is usually used for downloading large files. If the software fails to change the .dlm extension to the proper extension, then you can do it automatically when the download is complete.  

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

dlm file icon
File Type:
Akamai Download Manager File
Misc Files

How to open DLM file?

Double click the dlm 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 .dlm 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 dlm 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 dlm 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 DLM files

  • Windows Windows
    • Akamai Download Manager Akamai Download Manager
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Akamai Download Manager Akamai Download Manager

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

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