DD2 File Extension

DD2 file icon
Dungeon Designer 2 Map Design
  • Developer
    ProFantasy Software Ltd
  • Popularity
    4 (2 votes)

What is DD2 file?

Full format name of files that use DD2 extension is Dungeon Designer 2 Map Design. Dungeon Designer 2 Map Design specification was created by ProFantasy Software Ltd. Files with DD2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DD2 file format, along with 1248 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. The most popular software that supports DD2 files is Dungeon Designer 3. On the official website of ProFantasy Software Ltd developer not only will you find detailed information about theDungeon Designer 3 software, but also about DD2 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DD2 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DD2 files. Files with DD2 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support DD2 file

How to open file with DD2 extension?

Being unable to open files with DD2 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with DD2 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Dungeon Designer 3

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DD2 files is that no program that can handle DD2 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Dungeon Designer 3. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Dungeon Designer 3 installed is by going to developer’s website (ProFantasy Software Ltd) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Dungeon Designer 3

If the problems with opening DD2 files still occur even after installing Dungeon Designer 3, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Dungeon Designer 3 is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Dungeon Designer 3 cannot handle files with DD2 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 Dungeon Designer 3.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DD2 files to Dungeon Designer 3

If you have the latest version of Dungeon Designer 3 installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DD2 on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DD2 file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Dungeon Designer 3 is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DD2 files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DD2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DD2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the DD2 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DD2 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the DD2 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DD2 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the DD2 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the DD2 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the DD2 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 DD2 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Dungeon Designer 2 Map Design file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Dungeon Designer 3

If the systems has insufficient resources to open DD2 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Dungeon Designer 2 Map Design file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DD2 files.

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