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DIRECTORY file extension

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

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

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

✅ KDE Desktop Folder View Properties

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.
DIRECTORY format description not yet available
Category: Other files
Application: KDE
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DIRECTORY aliases:
DIRECTORY related links:
DIRECTORY related extensions:
KDE Desktop Link

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

🔴 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 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 .directory 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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