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Details of the .edl file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .edl file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .edl file?
  • What program do I need to open a .edl file?
  • How can the .edl file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .edl?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .edl extension?
  • How can I convert .edl files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .edl?

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

.edl file extension details

Edit Decision List

Edit Decision List .edl file icon
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.
EDL format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: M2 Edit-CL
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EDL aliases:
EDL related links:
EDL related extensions:
Speex Compressed Audio

Adobe Premiere Conformed Audio

Adobe Premiere Waveform Data

Adobe Premiere Elements Project

Adobe Premiere Filmstrip

Adobe Premiere Plugin

Adobe Premiere Pro Project

Adobe Premiere Project

Adobe Premiere 6 Storyboard

Adobe Premiere Meta-Plugin

Other types of files may also use the .edl file extension.

.edl file extension error

The .edl file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

edo, edi, eld, dl, rdl, exl, el, ddl, wdl, del, erl, fdl, esl, ecl, 3dl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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GROMACS Essential Dynamics Output
ENVI-met Information File
GROMACS Essential Dynamics Information
Edmics MMR Fax
Web Services Description Language Document
EasyLanguage Document
FLEXnet Manager Debug Log
Emacs Lisp Code
Echoview v1 File
open .edl file

Can't open a .edl file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .edl file association, check the FAQ.

.edl file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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