What is a .DAD File And How To Open It – RemObjects (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .dad extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .dad file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DAD file?

The file extension .DAD is RemObjects Data Abstract Driver File. The creator of this file extension is RemObjects. The file is a database related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .dad file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DAD file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .DAD file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .DAD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .dad file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the RemObjects Data Abstract software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is RemObjects SDK and RemObjects Data Abstract.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DAD file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the RemObjects Data Abstract software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DAD file?

If you cannot open the .DAD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DAD file.dad – Sysvideo Technology. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DAD file with the RemObjects Data Abstract, RemObjects SDK programs on Windows.