File Extension Library

.DIST File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Text

What are .DIST files and how to open them?

Can't open .DIST 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 .DIST file.

What is a .DIST file extension?

.DIST file extension is created by Apple. .DIST has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .DIST file is Text.

.DIST is Mac OS X Distribution Script

Script that customizes the installation of a Mac OS X software program; derived from the NeXTSTEP operating system; created with PackageMaker but used by the Mac OS X Installer program.

Distribution Scripts are only used with Mac OS X 10.4 and later.

List of all softwares that can open the Mac OS X Distribution Script
MacroMates TextMate

How to fix problems with .DIST files

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