What is a .DRL File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .drl extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .drl file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DRL file?

The file extension .DRL is Gerber Drill Rack File. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .drl file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DRL file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the PentaLogix ViewMate software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Altium Designer and PentaLogix ViewMate.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DRL 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the PentaLogix ViewMate software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DRL file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the vhf interservice Cenon software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is vhf interservice Cenon.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DRL 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the vhf interservice Cenon software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DRL file on Linux

The .drl file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the vhf interservice Cenon software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: vhf interservice Cenon.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DRL 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the vhf interservice Cenon 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 .DRL file?

If you cannot open the .DRL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DRL file.drm – Eidos Interactive, .drm – Steinberg, .drmx – Drumlin Security, .drmz – Drumlin Security, .dropbox – Dropbox. 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 .DRL file with the PentaLogix ViewMate, Altium Designer programs on Windows, vhf interservice Cenon program on Mac and vhf interservice Cenon software on Linux.