DEPEND file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.depend - Code::Blocks Dependencies File

The DEPEND development files are related to Code::Blocks. The DEPEND file is a Code::Blocks Dependencies File. Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.

Development files
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Code::Blocks Dependencies File related extensions:
IBM Rational Rose Petal File
NAnt Build Tool Data
SensorBee BQL Script
Erlang EDoc Document
Uniface Glyph Object
Restricted Interface Definition Language Data

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

Can't open a .depend 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.

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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