What is a .DIR File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .dir extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .dir file extension and how to open it.

What is a .DIR file?

The file extension .DIR is Adobe Director Movie. The creator of this file extension is Adobe Systems. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dir file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .DIR file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DIR file on various operating systems.

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

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

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

Step 2

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

How to open a .DIR file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DIR 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Adobe Director software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DIR file?

If you are still unable to open the .DIR file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .DIR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .directory – KDE, .dis – Oracle, .dis – NETdecompiler.com, .disabled – Safer Networking, .disc – Roxio. 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 .DIR file with the Adobe Director program on Windows and Adobe Director program on Mac.