File Extension Library

.DAK File Extension

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

What are .DAK files and how to open them?

Can't open .DAK file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DAK file.

What is a .DAK file extension?

.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 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.)