.DRL File Extension

File Type:
Gerber Drill Rack File

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

What is a DRL file?

Drl file extension has Gerber Drill Rack file type, which is associated with the "data files" category.

These files store drill data required for creating a printed circuit board according to the Gerber specifications standard. Each DRL file includes information about drilling instruments, which were used to create a board. The primary printed circuit board design and manufacturing information are saved in .GBR files. 

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

drl file icon
File Type:
Gerber Drill Rack File
Data Files

How to open DRL file?

Double click the drl 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 .drl 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 drl 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 drl 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 DRL files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • vhf interservice Cenon vhf interservice Cenon
  • Linux Linux
    • vhf interservice Cenon vhf interservice Cenon

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

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