DHY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dhy - Adobe Bridge Data

The DHY data files are related to Adobe Bridge. The DHY file is an Adobe Bridge Data. Adobe Bridge is an organizational software application created and released by Adobe Systems.

Adobe Bridge
Data files
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Adobe Bridge Data related extensions:
ProWorks Data
Dell System Update Utility Archive
WS_FTP Pro Upload Conversion Data
eXtendable Wad Editor AMTS Data
Pokemon Mini Data
AbleCommerce Wizard Index Data

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

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

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

chy, dby, dh, dhg, dht, dhu, dmy, dty, shy

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

David Hanney Music
ShyFile Encrypted File
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GAUSS Engine Data Set Header
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Unit
FileMaker Pro Data

Operating systems

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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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