DREAM File Extension

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Dream Animated Wallpaper Format
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What is DREAM file?

Full format name of files that use DREAM extension is Dream Animated Wallpaper Format. Dream Animated Wallpaper Format specification was created by Stardock. DREAM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. DREAM file format, along with 344 other file formats, belongs to the Video Files category. Users are advised to use DreamMaker software for managing DREAM files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. DreamMaker software was developed by Stardock Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about DREAM files or the DreamMaker software program.

Programs which support DREAM file extension

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

How to open file with DREAM extension?

Being unable to open files with DREAM extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Dream Animated Wallpaper 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 DreamMaker

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DREAM files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select DreamMaker or one of the recommended programs (for example, DeskScapes, Object Desktop) 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. If you want to download DreamMaker installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Stardock Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of DreamMaker and update if needed

If you already have DreamMaker installed on your systems and DREAM 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. This can be one of the causes why DREAM files are not compatible with DreamMaker. The most recent version of DreamMaker is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign DreamMaker to DREAM files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DREAM files with latest version of DreamMaker you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DREAM with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where DreamMaker is installed, check the Always use this app to open DREAM files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DREAM file and select 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DREAM extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the DREAM for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DREAM file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the DREAM in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the DREAM 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 DREAM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic DREAM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 DREAM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Dream Animated Wallpaper Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle DreamMaker

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Dream Animated Wallpaper Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DREAM files.

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