DRM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DRM file?

A .DRM file is a Cubase Drum Map file. These DRM files contain the drum maps used by Cubase, a digital audio workstation. You do not use these drum maps with drum sets.

How to open DRM 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 DRM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different DRM openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .DRM

While Cubase Drum Map is a popular type of DRM-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DRM extension.

The DRM file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a DRM opener may not be able to open all kinds of DRM files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited DRM viewer.

Philips Drum System data

Through our analysis of DRM files, we know that one use of the format is Philips Drum System data . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different DRM openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ePapyrus ReaderePapyrus ReaderUser submitted
Cubase VST/32Cubase VST/32User submitted
DA ModelerDA ModelerUser submitted
Cubase VSTCubase VSTUser submitted
Cubase VST ScoreCubase VST ScoreUser submitted
DrumlinDrumlinUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DRM-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 DRM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!