File Extension Library

.DEP File Extension

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

What are .DEP files and how to open them?

Can't open .DEP 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 .DEP file.

What is a .DEP file extension?

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

.DEP is Windows Dependency File

File used by various Windows programs or Windows application components; contains run-time requirements for a program, such as needed components or the names of target installation files and directories for an installer; often used for declaring dependencies for productivity tools being integrated with Microsoft Office.

DEP files can be created using the Microsoft Package and Deployment Wizard (PDW), which is part of the Microsoft Office 2000 Developer software package.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Dependency File
Microsoft Office 2000 Developer

How to fix problems with .DEP files

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