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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.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dis - DKBTrace Scene

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.

.dis file format description:
DIS format description not yet available
Graphic files
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DKBTrace Scene related links:
DKBTrace Scene related extensions:
AutoDesk Softimage Document
Punk Productions Picture
Rainbow Painter Image
IPLab IPL Image
Nokia Startup Logo
TI-83 Calculator Picture

.dis - MSC Patran Displacement Results

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.

.dis file format description:
DIS format
MSC Patran
Data files
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MSC Patran Displacement Results related links:
MSC Patran Displacement Results related extensions:
MSC Patran Element Result
MSC Patran Device-dependent Hardcopy Output File
MSC Patran Journal
MSC Patran Nodal Results

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.

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:

ris, cis, ids, eis, dsi, dos, dks, diz, wis, die, sis, di, is, fis, dus

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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