DIRECTORY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.directory - KDE Desktop Folder View Properties

The DIRECTORY other files are related to KDE. The DIRECTORY file is a KDE Desktop Folder View Properties. The KDE is a free software community dedicated to creating an open and user-friendly computing experience, offering an advanced graphical desktop, a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment and a platform to easily build new applications upon.

Other files
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KDE Desktop Folder View Properties related extensions:
KDE Desktop Link
KDE Desktop Screensaver

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

Can't open a .directory 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.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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