File Extension Library


.DAK File Extension

  • Developer by: Debian Project Team
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .DAK file?

.DAK file extension is created by Debian Project Team. .DAK has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.DAK is Debian Archive Kit data

The dak file extension is related to the Debian Archive Kit, a software included in Debian operating system, which enables users to manage Debian package repository.

The dak file stores various data used by Debian Archive Kit.


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dak file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .DAK file on different platforms

Open .DAK File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DAK
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DAK file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DAK files" Press "Ok"

Open .DAK File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DAK file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DAK File on Linux

Right click on the .DAK file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DAK File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DAK file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DAK File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DAK files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DAK files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DAK files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DAK file format
  2. You need to check the .DAK file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)