DAC file format description

Many people share .dac files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dac file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dac files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dac - Chips Challenge DAC File

The DAC game data files are related to Chips Challenge. The DAC file is a Chips Challenge DAC File. Chip's Challenge is a top-down tile-based puzzle video game created in 1989 by Chuck Sommerville.

Chips Challenge
Game Data files
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Chips Challenge DAC File related extensions:
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Mass Effect 2 for Xbox Saved Game
CTGP Revolution Texture Archive
Grand Theft Auto V Drawable Dictionary Data
ChessBase Source Index
Adventure Maker Package

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dac file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dac files. Be especially cautious with .dac files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dac file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dac file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ac, adc, cac, da, dad, daf, das, dav, dax, dc, dca, dqc, dwc, dxc, dzc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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