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DSY File Extension

Directory Synchronizer Project Format
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What is DSY file?

Full format name of files that use DSY extension is Directory Synchronizer Project Format. Directory Synchronizer Project Format specification was created by AJC. DSY files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with DSY extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1326 various file formats. The most popular software that supports DSY files is AJC Directory Synchronizer. Software named AJC Directory Synchronizer was created by AJC Systems Ltd.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DSY files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DSY file extension

Programs that can handle DSY files are as follows. Files with DSY 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 DSY file

How to open file with DSY extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DSY files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with DSY extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install AJC Directory Synchronizer software

Install software to open DSY file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DSY files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install AJC Directory Synchronizer. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DSY files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit AJC Directory Synchronizer website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update AJC Directory Synchronizer to the latest version

Update software that support file extension DSYYou still cannot access DSY files although AJC Directory Synchronizer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why DSY files are not compatible with AJC Directory Synchronizer. The latest version of AJC Directory Synchronizer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DSY files to AJC Directory Synchronizer

After installing AJC Directory Synchronizer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DSY files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with DSY file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DSY 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 AJC Directory Synchronizer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DSY files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with DSY file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DSY extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DSY extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the DSY for errors

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

Check DSY file for viruses
1. Verify that the DSY in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the DSY is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the DSY file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the DSY file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. If the DSY file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Directory Synchronizer Project Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run AJC Directory Synchronizer

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

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

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

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