File Extension Library

.DIB File Extension

  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DIB file?

.DIB file extension has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .DIB file is Binary

.DIB is Device Independent Bitmap File

Generic Windows or OS/2 bitmap graphic; similar to a .BMP file, but has different header information; supports 1, 4, 8, and 24 bits per pixel if the image is uncompressed and 4 and 8 bits per pixel if the image uses RLE compression; a 24-bit DIB image contains 8 bits, or 1 byte for each RGB color.

Since DIB files are saved in a standard bitmap format, they can be opened by most image editors and image viewing applications.

List of all softwares that can open the Device Independent Bitmap File
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows Photos
Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
Newera Graphics Converter Pro
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019

How to Open .DIB file on different platforms

Open .DIB File on Windows

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

Open .DIB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DIB 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 .DIB File on Linux

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

Open .DIB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DIB 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 .DIB 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 .DIB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DIB files

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