There are 5 other file types using
the DEM file extension!

dem file icon.dem - Recorded game file

dem file icon.dem - Creator Simulator temporary file

dem file icon.dem - Demetra+ automated project file

dem file icon.dem - Melco Embroidery format

dem file icon.dem - USGS DEM geospatial file format

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DEM file extension - Digital Elevation Model map file

What is dem file? How to open dem files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The dem file extension is also commonly used for files that contain Digital Elevation Model map data.

A Digital Elevation Model is 3D representation of terrain surface. It is also known as digital terrain model, or digital surface model. There are several versions of this format, but most of them use the DEM file extension. Probably most common is the USGS DEM standard, used by United States Geological Survey.

This standard is used by many mapping, surveying or navigation software, such as ArcGIS. 

Help how to open DEM files:

Specialized GIS software is usually able to import .dem files.

How to convert file with extension DEM:

Possibly can be converted to other similar formats.

List of software applications associated to the .dem file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dem file, edit dem file, convert dem file, view dem file, play dem file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dem files.

  • Open dem file
  • Import dem file
  • Export dem file

Software that open dem file - Digital Elevation Model map file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dem file action.


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