DIC File

What are DIC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DIC 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 DIC file?

DIC files have multiple uses, and ATOK Dictionary is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

ATOK Dictionary

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 DIC files

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

Last updated: January 11, 2023

All known file formats using extension .DIC

While ATOK Dictionary is a popular type of DIC-file, we know of 7 different uses of the .DIC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

DICOM Medical Imaging Bitmap

We know that one DIC format is DICOM Medical Imaging Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

DIC opener for Windows

We have identified one DIC opener that is compatible with this specific type of DIC file.

Kingsoft PowerWord Dictionary

Files that contain the .dic file extension are most commonly associated with software dictionary files. These files contain a list of words referenced by various computer applications, including Kingsoft PowerWord, to spell-check user-created documents.

More file formats using the DIC extension

Through our research of DIC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Microsoft Pocket IME Dictionary
  • MindReader Dictionary
  • SMDIC Dictionary
  • SpellGuard Dictionary

Various apps that use files with this extension

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.

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