DDC File Extension

DDC file icon
DivX Descriptor Format
  • Developer
    Daren Softwares
  • Popularity
    4 (3 votes)

What is DDC file?

DDC is a file extension commonly associated with DivX Descriptor Format files. Daren Softwares defined the DivX Descriptor Format format standard. Files with DDC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DDC file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. DivX Descriptor supports DDC files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support DDC file extension

The following listing features DDC-compatible programs. Files with DDC 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 DDC file

How to open file with DDC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DDC files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to DivX Descriptor Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install DivX Descriptor

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DDC files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select DivX Descriptor or one of the recommended programs (for example, DivX) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. 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 DivX Descriptor website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DivX Descriptor

If you already have DivX Descriptor installed on your systems and DDC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that DivX Descriptor cannot handle files with DDC may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of DivX Descriptor is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign DivX Descriptor to DDC files

After installing DivX Descriptor (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DDC files. 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 DDC file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where DivX Descriptor is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DDC files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Verify that the DDC is not faulty

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

1. Check the DDC file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the DDC is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the DDC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the DDC 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. It could happen the the download process of file with DDC extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run DivX Descriptor

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DDC extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DivX Descriptor Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DDC files affecting older versions of given software.

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