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File Extension DLC

The file extension DLC is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is JDownloader, but the file extension can also be created with 3D Studio Max, DIGILINEAR, Disclib CD, or Echelon HQ. DLC files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.

If the DLC file extension is related to JDownloader, the file is categorized as a compressed file type which stores download links that are protected with encryption. The links are saved with the JDownloader software application which provides a way to automatically download content without the use of a code. JDownloader is also used to extract files from archives and perform other downloading tasks in a faster and more efficient manner.

JDownloader provides a DLC container which allows you to download multiple content links to the application using a link grabber and then save the links to an encrypted list. JDownloader is typically used with file sharing services such as RapidShare, Ulozto, and others. The application is open source and created by the JDownloader Development Team.

DLC files that are associated with 3D Studio Max are a plugin file type which is used to extend the capabilities of the 3D Studio Max software application. This type of DLC file contains controller data which manages animations that can be used in a variety of different ways, including keyframes, procedural data, and reading data from external sources. 3D Studio Max is also commonly referred to 3ds Max and is a professional 3D animation solution created by Autodesk, Inc.

If the file extension DLC is part of DIGILINEAR, the file is categorized as a compressed archive file type that contains a variety of data which has been compressed using the DIGILINEAR Graphical User Interface (GUI). DIGILINEAR is a computer program created by Murase Industries which is used for data compression, decompression, encryption, and data alignment.

DLC files which are related to Disclib CD are a database file type which stores data that is part of the Disclib CD collection. Disclib CD is a software application which provides tools for organizing and cataloguing CDs. The CDs are organized in a searchable format with the names of files and folders stored in a structured format.

DLC files which are created with Echelon HQ are categorized as a configuration file type which stores settings and configurations for the Echelon HQ application. Echelon HQ provides tools for energy control networking platforms, including metering, grid optimization, street lighting, and other energy control functions for utilities, buildings, and municipalities.

How to Open DLC Files

Since the file extension DLC is associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. DLC files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

DLC files which are part of JDownloader can be opened using the JDownloader program, which is open source and available as a free download on the website. JDownloader requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5 or higher and is designed to work across multiple platforms including Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.

If the file extension DLC is related to 3D Studio Max (3ds Max), the file can be opened using the 3D Studio Max application. 3D Studio Max is available for download as a 30-day free trial under the 3ds Max link on the Autodesk website. You can choose from 3ds Max or 3ds Max Design applications which are designed for use with the Windows operating system version XP and later.

DLC files which are created with DIGILINEAR must be opened using the DIGILINEAR compression utility application. This is especially true if the files have been encrypted using DIGILINEAR. The application is available on the Murase Industries website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.

DLC files which are part of the Disclib CD can be opened using the Disclib CD software application. The application is available in multiple languages and is freeware which can be downloaded on the Lyra Software website. Disclib CD is designed for use with the Windows operating system version XP and later.

If the file extension DLC is related to Echelon HQ, you should open the file using the Echelon platform since this type of DLC file is essential for running Echelon HQ applications. You can learn more about the Echelon applications and platform configuration by logging onto the Echelon company website.