What is a .DCTMP File And How To Open It – DC++ (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .dctmp extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .dctmp file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .DCTMP file?

The .DCTMP file extension stands for DC++ Partially Downloaded File. The developer of this file extension is DC++. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dctmp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DCTMP file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .DCTMP file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the DC++ software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is DC++.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DCTMP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 DC++ software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DCTMP file?

If you are still unable to open the .DCTMP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DCTMP file.dcu – Embarcadero Technologies, .dcuil – Embarcadero Technologies, .dcx – ZSoft, .dcx – ACCPAC, .dd – Symantec. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DCTMP file with the DC++ program on Windows.