DFF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DFF file?

Files that contain the .dff file extension are commonly used for 3D model files that have been saved in the RenderWare binary stream file format. The RenderWare software was created by Criterion Software.

This DFF file format is used by a number of CAD (computer aided drawing) software applications and in a variety of 3D software games.

Grand Theft Auto 3 is one of the gaming applications that uses the DFF file format.

DFF is also an acronym for Dynamic File Format. These DFF files contain dynamic database files that contain structured database information.

The .dff file extension is also used for digital animation files.

How to open DFF 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 DFF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DFF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension DFF

While we know of one file format using the .DFF 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 .DFF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

GOM AudioGOM AudioUser submitted
KuGouKuGouUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
JRiver Media CenterJRiver Media CenterUser submitted
Duplicate FinderDuplicate FinderUser submitted
SoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeSoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeUser submitted
Media CenterMedia CenterUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DFF-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 DFF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!