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

dir file icon.dir - ArcView INFO directory manager file

dir file icon.dir - CPS backup file

dir file icon.dir - DEC VAX directory file

dir file icon.dir - Adobe (Macromedia) Director project

dir file icon.dir - WebSTAR Directory Indexer plug-in file

dir file icon.dir - Procomm Plus dialing directory file

dir file icon.dir - VAX CPS Backup directory file

dir file icon.dir - Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 temporary file

dir file icon.dir - Grand Theft Auto 3 game file

dir file icon.dir - Worms Armageddon game archive

dir file icon.dir - WOW! data

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DIR file extension - Directory indicator file

What is dir file? How to open dir files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

mscreate.dir - his behavior is by design of the Setup program. The Setup program creates Mscreate.dir (a 0-byte hidden file) in each folder that Setup creates to indicate that the folder was created by Setup. When you run Setup in maintenance mode and remove a component or click Remove All, Setup uses this file to determine whether an empty folder can be removed. If an empty folder does not contain this file, when you run Setup in maintenance mode, Setup will not remove this folder.

The default software associated to dir file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

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.

Help how to open DIR files:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to open the system files, there is usually no way to directly open or access system files as their functionality is only as part of the operating system.

Any attempts to edit system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

How to convert file with extension DIR:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to convert the system files, there is usually no way to convert system files into any other file format.

Any attempts to rename system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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).

  • Others dir file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dir file - Directory indicator file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses dir 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

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