What are DEM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DEM 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 DEM file?
DEM files have multiple uses, and Build Engine Demo/replay Data is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Build Engine Demo/replay Data
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open DEM files
Important: Different programs may use files with the DEM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DEM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different DEM openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 8, 2022
More file formats using the DEM extension
Through our research of DEM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
- Half-Life Demo
- IGO Digital Elevation Map
- Vista Digital Elevation Map
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DEM files. Remember, different programs may use DEM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
Help us help others
File.org helps thousands of users every day, and we would love to hear from you if you have additional information about DEM file formats, example files, or compatible programs. Please use the links below or email us at email@example.com to discuss further.