What does d/l stand for in IT?


When you're talking about software updates and Internet speeds, d/l typically stands for "download." Your company's IT department may ask you to d/l a new piece of company-mandated software, or your techie friend may ask you what your typical Internet d/l speed is.

In some instances, d/l can stand for other tech-related terms, including direct link, dead link, and data link. These meanings, however, are much less common than download.


I still need to d/l the software update for the game to run on my machine

In IT, d/l typically stands for "download"

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Updated December 14, 2020

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