DFN file format description
Many people share .dfn files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dfn file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dfn files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dfn - Delphi Definition File
The DFN development files are related to Embarcadero Delphi. The DFN file is a Delphi Definition File. Embarcadero Delphi is an integrated development environment (IDE) for console, desktop graphical, web, and mobile applications.
- Embarcadero Delphi
- Development files
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- Delphi Definition File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dfn file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dfn files. Be especially cautious with .dfn files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dfn 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .dfn file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cfn, dbn, dcn, den, df, dfb, dfg, dfh, dfm, dgn, dn, dnf, drn, dtn, dvn
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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