DIB File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DIB file?

The DIB file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the DIB file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the DIB file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about DIB files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open DIB 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 DIB for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 30 different DIB openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
WinRARWinRARUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
fcheckfcheckUser submitted
Cover DesignerCover DesignerUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Paint Shop ProPaint Shop ProUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
Microsoft Office Picture ManagerMicrosoft Office Picture ManagerUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
Photomania DeluxePhotomania DeluxeUser submitted
Adobe ImageReadyAdobe ImageReadyUser submitted
Storm CodecStorm CodecUser submitted
VuePrintVuePrintUser submitted
PicosmosToolsPicosmosToolsUser submitted
ImagineImagineUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Movie MakerMovie MakerUser submitted
MAGIX Xtreme Photo DesignerMAGIX Xtreme Photo DesignerUser submitted
QT LiteQT LiteUser submitted
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
PhotoSuitePhotoSuiteUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!