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DMP file extension

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

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

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

✅ Windows Memory Dump

DMP file is a Windows Memory Dump. The memory dump (DMP) is used to record the contents of the system memory when Windows operating systems stop unexpectedly.
Category: Data files
Application: Dumpchk
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DMP aliases:
DMP related links:
DMP related extensions:
Windows Debug Dump

Windows Heap Dump

✅ DB/TextWorks Exported Records File

DMP file is a DB/TextWorks Exported Records File. DB/TextWorks is a popular Windows database management and text retrieval system.
Category: Data files
Application: DB/TextWorks
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DMP aliases:
DMP related links:
DMP related extensions:
DB/TextWorks Database Term and Word Index

DB/TextWorks Access Control File

DB/TextWorks Access Control Special File

DB/TextWorks Database

DB/TextWorks Textbase Structure Data

DB/TextWorks Database Directory

DB/TextWorks Database Indexed List

DB/TextWorks List of BTX Records

DB/TextWorks Database Deferred Update Directory

DB/TextWorks Primary Textbase Definition

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

🚫 The .dmp file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cmp, dhp, djp, dkp, dlp, dm, dml, dmo, dnp, dp, dpm, emp, fmp, mdp, mp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

BrainVoyager QX Value Map
mToolkit Deployment Package
JPEG Bitmap Image
SampleVision Audio Sample
Xionics SMP Image
Microsoft Developer Studio Project
Idrisi Raster Format Color Table
GROMACS Molecular Dynamics Program
BrainVoyager QX Surface-based Statistical Data
Commodore Amiga Multi-palette Image

🔴 Can't open a .dmp 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 .dmp 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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