DF2 file format description

Many people share .df2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .df2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .df2 files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.df2 - Defractor 2 Instrument

The DF2 audio files are related to Defractor. The DF2 file is a Defractor 2 Instrument. Defractor is a software synthesizer with the capability to save to disk the generated sounds.

Audio files
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Defractor 2 Instrument related extensions:
Defractor Instrument

.df1 - Omnis Native Data File

The DF1 development files are related to Omnis Studio. The DF1 file is an Omnis Native Data File. Omnis Studio is a rapid application development (RAD) tool that allows programmers and application developers to create enterprise, web, and mobile applications for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X personal computers and servers across all business sectors.

Omnis Studio
Development files
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df2, df3
Omnis Native Data File related extensions:
Jeroo Source Code
AfterGRASP Compiled Script
Zope Toolkit Data
Linux Perf Data
Package Resource Index Data
Extensible Data Format File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .df2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .df2 files. Be especially cautious with .df2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .df2 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 .df2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cf2, d2, d2f, db2, dc2, dd2, de2, df, dfe, dfq, dfw, dr2, dt2, dv2, ef2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

EMU SoundFont v2.x Banks
erwin Progress Data Definition Text
Epson PictureMate Borders
eXtendable Wad Editor DE2 Data
Aurora Data Resource Definition
VictorGSM MSS Flash Data

Operating systems

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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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