The File Extensions Database

.DFS File Extension

  • Developer by: BrainSuite
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DFS file?

.DFS is BrainSuite Surface File

File created by BrainSuite, a program used for visualizing MRIs of the brain; stores surface data using triangles and vertices; uses a proprietary format, but can be parsed using the C++ BrainSuite Surface File Reader/Writer, which is provided for free on the BrainSuite website.

Programs that open BrainSuite Surface File

How to solve problems with DFS files

  • Associate the DFS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DFS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DFS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DFS file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DFS is BrainSuite Surface File. Because only the current version supports the latest DFS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the BrainSuite manufacturer website after an available .DFS is BrainSuite Surface File update.
  • To make sure that your DFS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.