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.EDL File Extension

File TypeEdit Decision List File

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CategoryVideo Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is an EDL file?

Video editing file created by programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Apple Final Cut Pro; stores an edit decision list (EDL), which specifies editing choices during production; includes the location of source video data and timecodes for when to use video; allows the original project to be recreated in a separate editing system.

More Information

NOTE: There are variations to the EDL format that may cause incompatibilities between different software programs. One of the common specifications is the CMX3600 format.

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Programs that open EDL files
Updated 1/31/2014

About EDL Files

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