DFR file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dfr - DataFlex Registration Data

The DFR data files are related to DataFlex. The DFR file is a DataFlex Registration Data. DataFlex is a 4GL programming language, and a framework for developing database applications aimed at Windows or web platforms.

Data files
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DataFlex Registration Data related extensions:
DataFlex Bad File
DataFlex Business Process Object
DataFlex Database File
DataFlex Data Dictionary
DataFlex Dialog Box Source Code
DataFlex DataSet File

.dfr - SmartWare Report Definition File

The DFR data files are related to SmartWare. The DFR file is a SmartWare Report Definition File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Data files
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SmartWare Report Definition File related extensions:
SmartWare Executable Program
SmartWare Word Processor Backup Data
SmartWare Backup Definition Data
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup

.dfr - Avantes Avasoft v8 Intensity Calibration ASCII Data

The DFR data files are related to Avantes Avasoft. The DFR file is an Avantes Avasoft v8 Intensity Calibration ASCII Data. AvaSoft is a software package that can be used to control all Avantes spectrometers and a wide range of accessories.

Avantes Avasoft
Data files
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Avantes Avasoft v8 Intensity Calibration ASCII Data related extensions:
BSML Overlay Data
Internet Explorer for Mac Cache Data
Thor Filter Data
Vaulty Vault Data
Bojanov Encryptor Encrypted File
Top Secret Crypto Gold Transformed E-mail

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

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

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

cfr, dbr, dcr, ddr, der, df, dfd, dfe, dff, dfg, dft, dgr, dr, drf, drr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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