What is a .DWL2 File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .dwl2 extension, but you are not sure what it is? 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 .dwl2 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DWL2 file?

The file extension .DWL2 is AutoCAD Drawing Lock File. It was developed by Autodesk. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dwl2 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .DWL2 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .DWL2 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DWL2 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dwl2 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Autodesk AutoCAD 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DWL2 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: 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 Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DWL2 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dwl2 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Autodesk AutoCAD 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DWL2 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: 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 Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DWL2 file?

If you cannot open the .DWL2 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DWL2 file.dwlibrary – Mariner Software, .dwn – Firmware Update File, .dwp – Rocket Science Games, .dwp – ExperimentalScene, .dws – Autodesk. 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 .DWL2 file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows and Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Mac.