What is a .DEFS File And How To Open It – University of Kent (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .defs extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .defs file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DEFS file?

The file extension .DEFS comes from BlueJ Settings File. It was developed by University of Kent. The format of this development related file is text.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .defs file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DEFS file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .defs file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the BlueJ software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use BlueJ software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DEFS 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the BlueJ software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DEFS file on Mac

To open the .defs file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the BlueJ software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use BlueJ software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DEFS 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the BlueJ software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DEFS file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .defs file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the BlueJ software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: BlueJ.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DEFS file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the BlueJ software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DEFS file?

If you cannot open the .DEFS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .DEFS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .deft – Chris Formeister, .deh – Greg Lewis, .dek – Wizards of the Coast, .dek – XeroCreative, .dek – LackeyCCG. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DEFS file with the BlueJ program on Windows, BlueJ program on Mac and BlueJ software on Linux.