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

dsc file icon.dsc - Tag descriptor file

dsc file icon.dsc - Nikon Coolpix disk identification file

dsc file icon.dsc - Oracle discard file

dsc file icon.dsc - PostScript Language Document Structuring Conventions Specification version 3.0

dsc file icon.dsc - Microsoft Belief Network file

DSC file extension - Debian source control file

What is .dsc file?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

dsc file icon: dsc filetype icon

The DSC file extension is associated with Debian, a computer operating system composed of software packages released as free and open source software, developed by the Debian Project.

The *.dsc files contain a series of fields, identified and separated just like the fields in the control file of a binary package. The source package control file is generated by dpkg-source when it builds the source archive, from other files in the source package, described above. When unpacking, it is checked against the files and directories in the other parts of the source package.

The default software associated to dsc file type:

Debian icon

Debian Project Team logo Debian  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Debian Project Team

Debian is one of the most popular Linux operating system distributions. Debian is distributed as a free open source software. Debian supports many platforms such as Intel, ARM, PowerPC, MIPS etc.. Debian uses GNOME desktop environment platform as default and in clean installation contains popular applications such as OpenOffice.org, Firefox, CD/DVD writing programs, music and video players etc..

Help how to open DSC files:

A *.dsc file is generated for internal purposes and it is not meant to be opened directly. However, you can probably try to open it in text editor.

How to convert file with extension DSC:

There is no way how to convert .dsc files (debian source control files) to another file format.

Related links:

Debian Policy Manual - Chapter 5 - Control files and their fields

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dsc 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 dsc file, edit dsc file, convert dsc file, view dsc file, play dsc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Settings dsc file

Settings file type for software that use dsc file - Debian source control file

Click on the link to get more information about Debian for settings dsc file action.

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