DCA File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a DCA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .DCA files.

What is a DCA file?

A .DCA file is a DCA Archiver compressed archive file. Through our analysis of DCA files, we know that one use of the format is DCA Archiver compressed archive. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open DCA files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension DCA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different DCA openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .DCA

While DCA Archiver compressed archive is a popular type of DCA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DCA extension.

The DCA file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a DCA opener may not be able to open all kinds of DCA files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited DCA viewer.

IBM Document Content Architecture / Revisable Form Text

Through our analysis of DCA files, we know that one use of the format is IBM Document Content Architecture / Revisable Form Text. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different DCA openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of DCA files. Remember, different programs may use DCA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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NCG CAMNCG CAMUser submitted
Tachograph File Viewer LETachograph File Viewer LEUser submitted
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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DCA-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with DCA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!