DFXML file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dfxml - Digital Forensics XML

The DFXML data files are related to DFXML. The DFXML file is a Digital Forensics XML. Computer or Digital forensics is the practice of identifying, extracting and considering evidence from digital media such as computer hard drives. Digital Forensics XML (DFXML) is the effort to create an XML schema to allow for easy interoperability between different forensic tools.

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Digital Forensics XML related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dfxml file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dfxml files. Be especially cautious with .dfxml files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

dtxml, dxml, ffxml, fxml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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