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DIG File Extension

Digilink Audio Format

What is DIG file?

Full format name of files that use DIG extension is Digilink Audio Format. DIG file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with DIG extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 771 various file formats. The most popular program for handling DIG files is Sound Forge Pro, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support DIG file extension

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

How to open file with DIG extension?

Problems with accessing DIG may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DIG extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Sound Forge Pro software

Install software to open DIG file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DIG files is that no program that can handle DIG files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Sound Forge Pro or one of the recommended programs (for example, Awave Studio) 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 Sound Forge Pro website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Sound Forge Pro and update if needed

Update software that support file extension DIGIf the problems with opening DIG files still occur even after installing Sound Forge Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Sound Forge Pro is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Sound Forge Pro cannot handle files with DIG 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 Sound Forge Pro.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DIG files to Sound Forge Pro

After installing Sound Forge Pro (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DIG files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with DIG file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DIG 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 Sound Forge Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DIG files and clicking OK.
Associate software with DIG file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DIG extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Sound Forge Pro and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DIG extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the DIG for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DIG file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check DIG file for viruses
1. The DIG may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DIG file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the DIG file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the DIG file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with DIG extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Digilink Audio Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Sound Forge Pro

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Digilink Audio Format files. It may be the case that the DIG files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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