DIS file format description
Many people share .dis files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dis file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dis files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dis - DKBTrace Scene
The DIS graphic files are related to DKBTrace. DIS file is a DKBTrace Scene. DKBTrace was a graphical ray tracing program which was the forerunner of POV-Ray. It had no GUI and ran via the command line. Some of the old versions of DKBTrace are still available on the Aminet site. The DKBTrace seems to be no longer supported.
- Graphic files
- - / -
- DKBTrace Scene related extensions:
.dis - MSC Patran Displacement Results
The DIS data files are related to MSC Patran. DIS file is a MSC Patran Displacement Results. Patran is a widely used pre/post-processing software for Finite Element Analysis (FEA), providing solid modeling, meshing, analysis setup and post-processing for multiple solvers including MSC Nastran, Marc, Abaqus, LS-DYNA, ANSYS, and Pam-Crash.
- MSC Patran
- Data files
- - / -
- MSC Patran Displacement Results related extensions:
.dis - MODFLOW Discretization Package
The DIS data files are related to MODFLOW. DIS file is a MODFLOW Discretization Package. MODFLOW is the USGS's modular hydrologic model. MODFLOW is considered an international standard for simulating and predicting groundwater conditions and groundwater/surface-water interactions.
- Data files
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- MODFLOW Discretization Package related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dis file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dis files. Be especially cautious with .dis files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dis 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 .dis file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ids, dsi, die, xis, vis, ris, cis, eis, dos, dks, diz, wis, sis, di, is
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- DICOM Bitmap Image
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- Infini-D Scene
- AMPAC Visualization File
- DAZ Studio Layered Image Set
- Diablo Item Data
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