The File Extensions Database

.DIT File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: System Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DIT file?

.DIT is Active Directory Information Tree File

Directory information tree (DIT) file used by Active Directory, a directory service for computers and networks; saves a hierarchy of network objects and access permissions; named ntds.dit by default.

NOTE: Active Directory is included with Windows Server products.

Programs that open Active Directory Information Tree File
Microsoft Active Directory

How to solve problems with DIT files

  • Associate the DIT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DIT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DIT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DIT 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 .DIT is Active Directory Information Tree File. Because only the current version supports the latest DIT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .DIT is Active Directory Information Tree File update.
  • To make sure that your DIT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.