DDP File Extension

DDP file icon
Delphi Diagram Portfolio Format
  • Developer
    Embarcadero Technologies
  • Popularity
    3.4 (5 votes)

What is DDP file?

Full format name of files that use DDP extension is Delphi Diagram Portfolio Format. Embarcadero Technologies defined the Delphi Diagram Portfolio Format format standard. DDP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with DDP extension are categorized as Developer Files files. The Developer Files subset comprises 992 various file formats. The software recommended for managing DDP files is Embarcadero Delphi.

Programs which support DDP file extension

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

Programs that support DDP file

How to open file with DDP extension?

Problems with accessing DDP may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Delphi Diagram Portfolio Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Embarcadero Delphi

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DDP files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Embarcadero Delphi developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 Embarcadero Delphi website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Embarcadero Delphi to the latest version

If the problems with opening DDP files still occur even after installing Embarcadero Delphi, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Embarcadero Delphi is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Embarcadero Delphi installed, it may not support DDP format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Embarcadero Delphi.

Step 3. Assign Embarcadero Delphi to DDP files

After installing Embarcadero Delphi (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DDP files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DDP with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Embarcadero Delphi installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DDP files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DDP extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Embarcadero Delphi and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DDP extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DDP is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DDP file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the DDP file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DDP file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. DDP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the DDP file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the DDP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with DDP 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Delphi Diagram Portfolio Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Embarcadero Delphi

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Delphi Diagram Portfolio 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 DDP files affecting older versions of given software.

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