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?
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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.
✅ 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.
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:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 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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