DGF File Extension

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GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid
  • Developer
    Trimble Navigation Limited
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is DGF file?

Full format name of files that use DGF extension is GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid. GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid format was developed by Trimble Navigation Limited. DGF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with DGF extension are categorized as GPS&GIS Files files. The GPS&GIS Files subset comprises 109 various file formats. The most popular program for handling DGF files is Total GIS Converter, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Total GIS Converter software was developed by CoolUtils Development, and on its official website you may find more information about DGF files or the Total GIS Converter software program.

Programs which support DGF file extension

The following listing features DGF-compatible programs. Files with DGF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support DGF file

How to open file with DGF extension?

Problems with accessing DGF may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid 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. Install Total GIS Converter software

Problems with opening and working with DGF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DGF files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Total GIS Converter or one to the listed programs: GPS Pathfinder Office. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Total GIS Converter installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit CoolUtils Development website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Total GIS Converter to the latest version

If the problems with opening DGF files still occur even after installing Total GIS Converter, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Total GIS Converter is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Total GIS Converter cannot handle files with DGF may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Total GIS Converter should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Total GIS Converter to DGF files

If you have the latest version of Total GIS Converter installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DGF on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DGF file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Total GIS Converter installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DGF files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DGF file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 DGF extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the DGF for 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 DGF file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the DGF file for viruses or malware

If the DGF is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the DGF file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. DGF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the DGF file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the DGF file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Total GIS Converter

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the DGF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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