DC3 file format description

Many people share .dc3 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dc3 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dc3 files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dc3 - DesignCAD 3D Document

The DC3 document files are related to DesignCAD. The DC3 file is a DesignCAD 3D Document. DesignCAD is a beginner tool for creating precise, professional-quality drafting, modeling and animation.

Document files
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DesignCAD 3D Document related extensions:
DesignCAD Document
DesignCAD 2D Document
DesignCAD Drawing
DesignCAD DCX Drawing
DesignCAD for Windows 2D Drawing

.dcm30 - DICOM 3.0 Bitmap Image

The DCM30 graphic files are related to XnView. The DCM30 file is a DICOM 3.0 Bitmap Image. The DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) standard was created by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) to aid the distribution and viewing of medical images, such as CT scans, MRIs, and ultrasound.

Graphic files
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DICOM 3.0 Bitmap Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dc3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dc3 files. Be especially cautious with .dc3 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dc3 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 .dc3 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

c3, cc3, d3, d3c, dc, dce, dcr, dcw, dd3, df3, ds3, ec3, fc3, rc3, sc3

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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