What is EDL file?
Editing Decision List file is a text file that contains information about the edits made to a movie. This type of file contains all the pictures and videos that are used in the process of making a movie. This type of file is often found on disc drives and hard drives when they are being used in post-production. Other uses of EDL files include computers, DVD players, and video editing software.
EDL Format details
|Full Name||Edit Decision List Format|
Tools that will help you view EDL files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the EDL extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the EDL file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the EDL file differently than the application dedicated to handling the EDL file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the EDL file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the EDL file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the EDL file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
EDL File Viewers
- Avid Media Composer
- Apple Final Cut Pro X