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DIR file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dir file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dir file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dir file?
  • How can the .dir file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .dir files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Macromedia Director Movie

DIR file is a Macromedia Director Movie. DIR movies are uncompressed movies that users can open for editing.
DIR format description not yet available
Category: Video files
Application: Macromedia Director
Mime-type: application/x-director
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DIR aliases:
DIR related links:
DIR related extensions:
Adobe Director Protected Movie

Shockwave Flash Source File

Adobe Flash Project File

Adobe Flash Video File

Macromedia Flash Paper

Shockwave Flash Component File

Shockwave Flash

Shockwave Flash Template

Simple Vector Format Document

Adobe Director Protected Cast

Other types of files may also use the .dir file extension.

🚫 The .dir file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cir, di, did, die, dif, dig, dit, djr, dkr, dlr, dor, dr, dri, dur, eir

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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🔴 Can't open a .dir 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .dir file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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