The File Extensions Database


.DOF File Extension

  • Developer by: DOSBox
  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .DOF file?

.DOF is DOSBox capture movie file

The dof file extension is related to DOSBox emulation software. DOSBox has the ability to record directly to a movie file. By default the movie file will be stored in the capture sub-directory within the DOSBox program directory. To initiate recording you press the CTRL-ALT-F5 combination. To stop recording, you press the same combination again. This recorded movie will be recorded in a *.dof file.


How to open:

Use DOSBox to open files with dof extension.

How to convert:

Files with dof extension are not convertable.

How to solve problems with DOF files

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