File Extension DARK

.DARK File

File extension: DARK
File type: Compressed File

Notes about the DARK file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The DARK file type is primarily associated with 'OpenDark' by Malyshev Dmitry Alexandrovich. Dark is a command line block compressor. The scheme BWT-DC means that on the first stage it uses Burrows-Wheeler Transform and on the second stage it uses Distance Coding. OpenDark is a simplification of dark, which is open source.

Detailed information for file extension DARK:

Primary association: OpenDark
Company: Malyshev Dmitry Alexandrovich
File classification: Archive
Identifying characters Hex: 21 64 61 72 6B , ASCII: !dark
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

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