.EDL File Extension

2 file types use the .edl file extension.

Edit Decision List File

Developer N/A
3.1  |  9 Votes

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.

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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

EdLib Audio File

Developer Vibrants
2.0  |  1 Vote

An EDL file may also be an audio file created by Vibrants EdLib, an AdLib editor that emulates the Yamaha YM3812, or OPL2, sound chip. It contains one or more synthesized audio tracks that can be edited by EdLib and exported as a .D00 compressed audio file. EDL files also include metadata, such as the name of the song and composer.

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The EdLib program can be used to create and save EDL files. You can then close and reopen them for further editing. EDL files are typically 3 to 9 KB in size.

The Yamaha YM3812 sound chip was created by Yamaha in 1985. It was used in a variety of sound cards, including Sound Blaster, Pro AudioSpectrum (8 bit), AdLib, and in several arcade games.

NOTE: EdLib was developed by Jens-Christian Huug (JCH) of Vibrants.

Programs that open EDL files


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