DED file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ded - Dr. Engrave Document

The DED document files are related to Dr. Engrave. The DED file is a Dr. Engrave Document. Dr. Engrave is a 2D engraving software for creating nametags and nameplates.

Dr. Engrave
Document files
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Dr. Engrave Document related extensions:
Extended Unix Code
Document Manager Encrypted XLS Document
Sealed Excel 2007 Document without Macros
CorelDraw 4 for Mac Drawing
PrintShop Deluxe Newsletter
Print Perfect Gold Template

.ded - Disk Explorer Professional database

The DED data files are related to Disk Explorer Professional. The DED file is a Disk Explorer Professional Database. Disk Explorer Professional is a tool for cataloging all CDs, DVDs, floppies, ZIP disks, or other removable media. The Disk Explorer Professional seems to be no longer supported.

Disk Explorer Professional
Data files
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Disk Explorer Professional database related extensions:
Dartfish inTheAction Clip Metadata
Carlson 2016 RAW Data
Miranda NG Tabsrmm Plug-in Skin Data
WellFlo Model Data
solidThinking Inspire Model

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

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

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

ced, d3d, dd, ddd, dde, de, dec, dee, def, der, des, dev, dex, dfd, drd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Android Compiled Executable
LithTech Game Level Data
WageEasy Company Database
Alpha Five Data Dictionary
Creator Circuit Description File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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