What is a .DLC File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .dlc extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .dlc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DLC file?

The .DLC file extension stands for Download Link Container File. The file is a encoded file.

What to know

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

How to open a .DLC file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .DLC file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dlc file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the JDownloader software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DLC 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 JDownloader software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DLC file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the JDownloader software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use JDownloader software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DLC 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 JDownloader software that 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 .DLC file on Linux

To open the .dlc file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DLC 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .DLC file?

If you cannot open the .DLC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .DLC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .dlc – DIAL. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DLC file with the JDownloader program on Windows, JDownloader program on Mac and JDownloader software on Linux.