What is a .CDL File And How To Open It – Computer Systems Odessa (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .cdl extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .cdl file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CDL file?

The file extension .CDL stands for ConceptDraw PRO Library File. The developer of this file extension is Computer Systems Odessa. The format of this plugin related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cdl file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .CDL file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .CDL file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CDL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .cdl file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CDL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CDL file on Mac

The .cdl file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CDL file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .CDL file?

If you are still unable to open the .CDL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CDL file.cdl – Kubotek. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CDL file with the CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO program on Windows and CS Odessa ConceptDraw PRO program on Mac.