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

empty icon.dir - ArcView INFO directory manager data

empty icon.dir - DEC VAX directory file

dir icon.dir - Adobe (Macromedia) Director project

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 - CPS backup

What is dir file? How to open dir files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The dir file extension is associated with the CPS (Continuous Protection Server) is part of Symantec Backup Exec for Microsoft Windows.

The dir file contains backup created with the CPS solution.

The default software associated to open dir file:

Symantec Backup Exec icon

Symantec Corporation logoSymantec Backup Exec  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Symantec Backup Exec is backup solution for Windows servers. Backup Exec is able to protect data from physical and virtual systems stored on server. Backup Exec was replaced by Symantec System Recovery in 2011.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.dir files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

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's database).

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 - CPS backup

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

Microsoft Windows:

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