What is a .DDL File And How To Open It

Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ddl extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ddl file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DDL file?

The file extension .DDL comes from Data Definition Language File. This file belongs to the text format and it is a database related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ddl file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DDL file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DDL file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DDL file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ddl file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DDL 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DDL file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ddl file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DDL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DDL file?

If you are still unable to open the .DDL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DDL file.ddm – Alpha Software, .ddoc – RIA, .ddp – NCH Software, .ddp – Embarcadero Technologies, .ddrw – Apple. 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 .DDL file with the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA program on Windows, Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA program on Mac and Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software on Linux.