D File Type- The quick facts
What are D files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a D file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a D file?
The .d file extension is most commonly used for program files that have been written in the D programming language. The D programming language is similar to the C++ programing language, but combines C++ with the power of other modern programming languages like Python and Ruby. By utilizing a D compiler, users can compile the D files into an executable computer application.
The .d file extension is also used for ChemDraw chemical modeler output files, Dialect source code files, GBG DraftMaker drawing files, SPPACK files and Linux files.
How to open D files
Important: Different programs may use files with the D file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your D file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different D openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 15, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension D
While we know of one file format using the .D file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .D file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of D files. Remember, different programs may use D files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.