File Extension Library

.DDF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What are .DDF files and how to open them?

Can't open .DDF 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 .DDF file.

What is a .DDF file extension?

.DDF file extension is created by Microsoft. .DDF has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .DDF file is Text.

.DDF is Diamond Directive File

Diamond Directive File (DDF) used to specify properties for compressing a .CAB file; stored in a plain text format; should not be modified unless necessary.

DDF files are not placed within the resulting CAB file. They only describe settings for compressing the resulting CAB file.

List of all softwares that can open the Diamond Directive File
Microsoft Makecab
Microsoft Notepad
Microsoft WordPad

How to fix problems with .DDF files

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