DDE file extension - Dynamic Data Exchange
What is dde file? How to open dde files?
File type specification:
The DDE file extension is mainly related to Microsoft Dynamic Data Exchange.
Windows provides several methods for transferring data between applications. One method is to use the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol. The DDE protocol is a set of messages and guidelines. It sends messages between applications that share data and uses shared memory to exchange data between applications. Applications can use the DDE protocol for one-time data transfers and for continuous exchanges in which applications send updates to one another as new data becomes available.
The default software associated to dde file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .dde file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open dde file, edit dde file, convert dde file, view dde file, play dde file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dde file - Dynamic Data Exchange
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses dde 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.).