What is a .DDT File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .ddt extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .ddt file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .DDT file?

The file extension .DDT comes from Age of Mythology Textures File. The creator of this file extension is Microsoft. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .DDT file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the AOM Edit software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Age of Mythology and AOM Edit.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DDT 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 AOM Edit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DDT file?

If you are still unable to open the .DDT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .DDT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ddt – Sports Interactive, .ddt – Epic Games, .ddt – Michael Vinther. 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 .DDT file with the AOM Edit, Microsoft Age of Mythology programs on Windows.