DIC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DIC file?

Files that contain the .dic file extension are most commonly associated with software dictionary files. These files contain a list of words that are referenced by a variety of different computer applications in order to spell-check user-created documents.

Popular applications that use the .dic extension for dictionary files include Nvu, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, WordExpress and Mozilla.

The Easy Timesheets software application has also been known to use the .dic file suffix. These DIC files contain timesheet information that is used by the computer application.

The Microsoft Dynamics GP application also uses the .dic file extension. These files contain program source code files that are created within the software program.

How to open DIC 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 DIC for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension DIC

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of DIC files. Remember, different programs may use DIC 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
EditPad LiteEditPad LiteUser submitted
PSPadPSPadUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
AkelPadAkelPadUser submitted
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Flash Movie PlayerFlash Movie PlayerUser submitted
Win32PadWin32PadUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DIC-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 DIC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!