DFS file format description
Many people share .dfs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dfs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dfs files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dfs - BrainSuite Surface
The DFS data files are related to BrainSuite. DFS file is a BrainSuite Surface. BrainSuite is a collection of software tools that enable largely automated processing of magnetic resonance images (MRI) of the human brain. BrainSuite uses its own format for storing surface data.
- Data files
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- BrainSuite Surface related extensions:
.dfs - SmartWare Sort Definition File
The DFS data files are related to SmartWare. DFS file is a SmartWare Sort Definition File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.
- Data files
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- SmartWare Sort Definition File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dfs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dfs files. Be especially cautious with .dfs files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dfs 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 .dfs file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cfs, dgs, dfw, df, fs, dvs, dsf, vfs, rfs, ffs, efs, dts, ds, wfs, dfe
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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