File Extension DFS

.DFS File

File extension: DFS
File type: Game Data

Notes about the DFS 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 DFS file type is primarily associated with 'Area-51' by Midway Home Entertainment Inc.. Area 51 is a light gun arcade game issued by Atari Games in 1995. It takes its name from the Area 51 military facility.

Detailed information for file extension DFS:

Primary association: Area-51
Company: Midway Home Entertainment Inc.
Identifying characters Hex: 53 46 44 58 03 00 00 00 , ASCII: SFDX
Related links: Wikipedia Area-51 Page

Other applications associated with file type DFS:

  • AutoCAD (Utility Defaults) by Autodesk, Inc.
  • Delight Sound File
  • Swirlique (Data/Parameter File) by Mystic FractalSwirlique draws and animates Kleinian limit sets, using the "depth-first search" algorithm and two-generator group recipes.
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.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DFS

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AutoCADUtilityDefaults
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\NOTEPAD.EXE %1

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