What is a .DIC File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .dic extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .dic file extension and how to open it.

What is a .DIC file?

The .DIC file extension is Dictionary File. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .dic file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DIC file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dic file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Kingsoft Writer software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apache OpenOffice, JGsoft EditPad Pro, Microsoft Windows, LibreOffice and Kingsoft Writer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DIC 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 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 Kingsoft Writer software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DIC file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DIC 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: 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 LibreOffice software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DIC file on Linux

The .dic file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DIC 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the LibreOffice software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DIC file?

If you are still unable to open the .DIC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .DIC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .dic – NEMA. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DIC file with the Kingsoft Writer, Apache OpenOffice, JGsoft EditPad Pro, Microsoft Windows, LibreOffice programs on Windows, LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice programs on Mac and LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice software on Linux.