Information about the .cdl (cdl) file type

This is one of three possibilities that we have on file for the .cdl file extension, follow this link to view all three possibilities.

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .cdl (cdl) file type.

Common Data form Language file. An ASCII file format intended to facilitate the sharing of scientific data between different systems.

Also referred to as netCDF format, possibly because netCDF is a set of libraries that support the creation and use of Common Data (form) Language files.

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