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File Extension ZDL

The file extension ZDL is associated with Avery DesignPro, which is a desktop publishing software application that provides a variety of tools for designing Avery labels, greeting cards, business cards, flyers, and other types of print projects. DesignPro for PC is one of a series of desktop publishing programs produced by Avery.

The file extension ZDL is a graphics file type that contains data which is used for creating professional looking labels. The file content includes text, graphics, layout data and designs, and other elements which are used to create CD/DVD labels and mailing labels. ZDL files may also contain designs related to other desktop publishing projects such as business cards, t-shirt designs, flyers, and greeting cards.

How to Open ZDL Files

Since the file extension ZDL can be opened with more than one program or application, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. ZDL files are a graphics file type, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

The most common way to open file extension ZDL is by using the Avery DesignPro for PC application which is available as a free download on the Avery website. DesignPro for PC is compatible with the Windows operating system version XP or higher and requires Internet Explorer 4.01 or higher with Service Pack 2 or later.

If you do not have access to Avery DesignPro or you are using another operating system, you can opt to convert the ZDL file to another format such as Portable Document Format (PDF) which can be used with a broader range of applications including Adobe InDesign, Apple Pages, Microsoft Office 2007 or higher, and others. There are a number of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET, Softpedia, or Softonic which will convert ZDL files for you.

You can also use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion. Simply log onto the Zamzar website, browse for the ZDL file you want to convert, choose a new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.

You can also open the ZDL file in other programs by locating the file on your PC, right clicking on the file, and then changing the extension to another format for use with more applications. The file extension you change the ZDL file to should correspond with the extension the specific application uses.