File Extension Library

.DTF File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .DTF files and how to open them?

Can't open .DTF 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 .DTF file.

What is a .DTF file extension?

.DTF file extension is created by IBM. .DTF has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .DTF file is Binary.

.DTF is Domino Temporary File

File created by Lotus Domino, an enterprise-level application used for business processes and collaboration; stores temporary data used by the server's update task; deleted when the update task has completed.

DTF filenames begin with "IDB" or "S0-S9" and are followed by a unique five-digit number. For example, s054321.dtf and idb98765.dtf are a valid DTF filenames.

Domino temporary files are stored in a temporary directory defined by a system environment variable. If a directory is not specified, the files are placed in the working directory and are not automatically deleted.

NOTE: If DTF files are not automatically removed from the temporary directory, it may be because the server crashed during the update task. In this case, you can shut down the Domino server and delete the files manually.

List of all softwares that can open the Domino Temporary File
IBM Domino
IBM Domino

How to fix problems with .DTF files

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