DPCACHE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dpcache - Apple iPhoto Desktop Photos Cache

The DPCACHE data files are related to Apple iPhoto. The DPCACHE file is an Apple iPhoto Desktop Photos Cache. iPhoto is a digital photograph manipulation software application developed by Apple.

Apple iPhoto
Data files
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Apple iPhoto Desktop Photos Cache related extensions:
Mac OS X Spotlight Saved Search
ANSYS Electronics Desktop Data
AOL Advertising Control Data
Anritsu Vector Signal Generator Data
Ancestry.com Family Tree Database Backup
Android Thumbnail Cache Data

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

Can't open a .dpcache 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

DataTypes.net 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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