DFE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dfe - RISC OS Comma-separated Values Data

The DFE document files are related to RISC OS. The DFE file is a RISC OS Comma-separated Values Data. RISC OS is an operating system originally designed by Acorn Computers Ltd.

Document files
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RISC OS Comma-separated Values Data related extensions:
Adobe FreeHand for Mac Drawing
Intuit QuickBooks 2012 Document
Search/Retrieve via URL Response Format Data
Articulate Storyline Document
MultiAd Creator Pro Document
Seetrax XL Designer Document

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

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

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

cfe, dbe, dce, dde, de, dee, def, df, df3, dfd, dff, dfr, dfs, dfw, dge

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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