What is a .DPM File And How To Open It – Digidesign (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .dpm extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .dpm file extension and how to open it.

What is a .DPM file?

The file extension .DPM stands for Pro Tools Plugin File. The creator of this file extension is Digidesign. The file is a plugin related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .DPM file?

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

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

To open the .dpm file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Pro Tools software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Avid Pro Tools.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DPM 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 Avid Pro Tools software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DPM file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DPM 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: 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 Avid Pro Tools software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DPM file?

If you cannot open the .DPM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DPM file.dpn – Depiction, .dpp – Serif, .dpr – Embarcadero Technologies, .dpr – Bentley Systems, .dproj – Embarcadero Technologies. 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 .DPM file with the Avid Pro Tools program on Windows and Avid Pro Tools program on Mac.