What is a .DIA File And How To Open It – Dia (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .dia extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .dia file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DIA file?

The file extension .DIA is Dia Diagram File. The creator of this file extension is Dia. The format of this vector related file is binary.

What to know

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

How to open a .DIA file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dia file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Dia software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Dia software.

Step 2

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

How to open a .DIA file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DIA file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Dia software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DIA file on Linux

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DIA 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 Dia software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DIA file?

If you cannot open the .DIA file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DIA file.dia – Spacetornado.com. 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 .DIA file with the Dia program on Windows, Dia program on Mac and Dia software on Linux.