DTR File Extension

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DATroniC Data Recording
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What is DTR file?

Full format name of files that use DTR extension is DATroniC Data Recording. AFT defined the DATroniC Data Recording format standard. DTR file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. DTR file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. AFT MARC 4CAN is by far the most used program for working with DTR files.

Programs which support DTR file extension

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

How to open file with DTR extension?

Being unable to open files with DTR extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with DTR 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. Download and install AFT MARC 4CAN

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DTR files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install AFT MARC 4CAN. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading AFT MARC 4CAN installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of AFT MARC 4CAN and update if needed

You still cannot access DTR files although AFT MARC 4CAN is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of AFT MARC 4CAN installed, it may not support DTR 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 AFT MARC 4CAN.

Step 3. Associate DATroniC Data Recording files with AFT MARC 4CAN

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DTR files with latest version of AFT MARC 4CAN you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DTR 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 AFT MARC 4CAN is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DTR files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DTR extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with DTR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the DTR 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 DTR file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the DTR 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 DTR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic DTR 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. If the DTR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open AFT MARC 4CAN

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DTR extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 DATroniC Data Recording file. It may be the case that the DTR files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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