DEV File

What are DEV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DEV 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 DEV file?

A .DEV file is a Bloodshed Dev-C++ Project file.

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 DEV files

Important: Different programs may use files with the DEV file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DEV 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 DEV openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 31, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Dev-C++Dev-C++User submitted
Code::BlocksCode::BlocksUser submitted
wxDev-C++wxDev-C++User submitted
HALCONHALCONUser submitted
wx-devcppwx-devcppUser submitted
Quick DevisQuick DevisUser submitted
Bloodshed Dev-C++Bloodshed Dev-C++User submitted
wxDev-C++ Web-based InstallerwxDev-C++ Web-based InstallerUser submitted
DeviceEditor ApplicationDeviceEditor ApplicationUser submitted
CONF401CONF401User submitted

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