There are 11 other file types using
the DIR file extension!

empty icon.dir - ArcView INFO directory manager data

empty icon.dir - CPS backup

empty icon.dir - DEC VAX directory file

empty icon.dir - WebSTAR Directory Indexer plug-in

empty icon.dir - Directory indicator

empty icon.dir - Procomm Plus dialing directory file

empty icon.dir - VAX CPS Backup directory file

dir icon.dir - Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 temporary file

empty icon.dir - Grand Theft Auto 3 game data

empty icon.dir - Worms Armageddon game archive

empty icon.dir - WOW! data

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DIR file extension - Adobe (Macromedia) Director project

What is dir file? How to open dir files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

dir file icon: dir filetype icon

The dir file extension is used by video editing program Adobe Director (formerly Macromedia Director).

The .dir file contains movie files, which contain project data and other settings used for playing back the file.

MIME types:
application/x-director

Updated: May 31, 2019

The default software associated to open dir file:

Adobe Director icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Director  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Director is authoring software used to create interactive games, demos, prototypes, simulations, and eLearning courses for the web. Was available as standalone app until February 1, 2017 when it was officially discontinued in favor of Creative Cloud.

Adobe Director for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Director for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Director for Mac is application authoring platform that allows users to create interactive games, demos, prototypes, simulations, and eLearning courses for the web.

Adobe Creative Cloud icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Creative Cloud  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Creative Cloud is latest member of Creative family. With this version Adobe moved from one-time fee to subscription based model, while no longer plans to offer one time purchase options like the users were used. There is either annual or monthly fee for using the whole bundle or just one program.

Help how to open:

Use a proper version of Adobe Director to open the *.dir files.

How to convert:

Adobe Director is able to export *.dir files to other formats.

Find conversions from dir file:

dir to drt

Find converter to dir file type:

cxt to dir

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

Hint:
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 dir files.

Software that open dir file - Adobe (Macromedia) Director project

Programs supporting the exension dir on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dir file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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