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DAD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dad - RemObjects Delphi Data Abstract Driver

The DAD development files are related to Data Abstract. DAD file is a RemObjects Delphi Data Abstract Driver. RemObjects Software is an American software company founded in 2002 by Alessandro Federici and Marc Hoffman. It develops and offers tools and libraries for software developers on a variety of development platforms, including Embarcadero Delphi, Microsoft .NET, Mono, and Apple's Xcode.

Data Abstract
Development files
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RemObjects Delphi Data Abstract Driver related extensions:
RapidWeaver Plugin
RapidWeaver Snippet File
RapidWeaver Theme File
Key-Value-Hierarchy Format Data
Reactis Info File
Heitml Source Code

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

Can't open a .dad 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 .dad file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ad, ead, daw, dac, dax, vad, rad, dwd, dd, das, daf, wad, sad, add, fad

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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