A dca file extension is related to the Visual Basic programming language and used for its active designer cache files.

There are 2 other file types using
the DCA file extension!

empty icon.dca - DCA archive

empty icon.dca - IBM DisplayWrite document

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Software that open dca file

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DCA file extension - Visual Basic active designer cache

What is dca file? How to open dca files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The dca file extension is used for files that contain saved temporary type information cache created by Visual Basic.

It is used by VB to speed up compilation.

It is similar to the oca files created for ActiveX control files (OCX).

Updated: September 4, 2019

The default software associated to open dca file:

Microsoft Visual Basic icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Basic  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Basic is programming language and integrated development environment for Microsoft Windows. Visual Basic is used to create Windows, Web, mobile, and Office applications.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dca file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open dca file, edit dca file, convert dca file, view dca file, play dca file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dca file - Visual Basic active designer cache

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Visual Basic. Microsoft Visual Basic uses dca file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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