A dec file extension is related to the DEC DX WPS Plus document files.

There are 4 other file types using
the DEC file extension!

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DEC file extension - DEC DX WPS Plus document

What is dec file? How to open dec files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The dec file extension is also related to documents created in some DEC devices.

Digital Equipment Corporation was a pioneering American company in the computer industry. It is often referred to within the computing industry as DEC. Its PDP and VAX products were arguably the most popular minicomputers for the scientific and engineering communities during the 1970s and 1980s.

This dec file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dec file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Related links:

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