DAP File Extension

DAP file icon
Download Accelerator Partial Download Format
  • Developer
    SpeedBit Ltd.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is DAP file?

Full format name of files that use DAP extension is Download Accelerator Partial Download Format. Download Accelerator Partial Download Format specification was created by SpeedBit Ltd.. Files with DAP extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DAP file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports DAP files is Download Accelerator Plus. Download Accelerator Plus software was developed by SpeedBit Ltd., and on its official website you may find more information about DAP files or the Download Accelerator Plus software program.

Programs which support DAP file extension

The following listing features DAP-compatible programs. DAP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support DAP file

How to open file with DAP extension?

Being unable to open files with DAP extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with DAP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Download Accelerator Plus

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DAP files is that no program that can handle DAP files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Download Accelerator Plus. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Download Accelerator Plus website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Download Accelerator Plus and update if needed

If you already have Download Accelerator Plus installed on your systems and DAP files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Download Accelerator Plus cannot handle files with DAP may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Download Accelerator Plus.

Step 3. Assign Download Accelerator Plus to DAP files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DAP files with latest version of Download Accelerator Plus you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the DAP file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Download Accelerator Plus is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DAP files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DAP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Download Accelerator Plus and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with DAP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the DAP file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DAP file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the DAP in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the DAP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. DAP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with DAP extension is complete and error-free

If the DAP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the DAP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Download Accelerator Partial Download Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Download Accelerator Plus

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support DAP files. Close all running programs and try opening the DAP file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Download Accelerator Partial Download Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DAP files affecting older versions of given software.

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