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DTT File Extension

IBM AS/400 Data Transfer
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What is DTT file?

Full format name of files that use DTT extension is IBM AS/400 Data Transfer. IBM AS/400 Data Transfer format was developed by IBM. DTT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux system platform. Files with DTT extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. IBM i is by far the most used program for working with DTT files. IBM i software was developed by IBM, and on its official website you may find more information about DTT files or the IBM i software program.

Programs which support DTT file extension

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

Linux Linux

How to open file with DTT extension?

Problems with accessing DTT may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DTT extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DTT files.

Step 1. Install IBM i software

Install software to open DTT file Problems with opening and working with DTT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DTT files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the IBM i developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DTT 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 IBM i website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of IBM i

Update software that support file extension DTTYou still cannot access DTT files although IBM i 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 DTT files are not compatible with IBM i. The latest version of IBM i should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DTT files to IBM i

If you have the latest version of IBM i installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DTT on your device. 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 DTT file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the DTT file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where IBM i is installed, check the Always use this app to open DTT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with DTT file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DTT 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with DTT extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the DTT is not faulty

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 DTT file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the DTT is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the DTT file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic DTT 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. When downloading the file with DTT 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the IBM AS/400 Data Transfer file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run IBM i

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with IBM AS/400 Data Transfer files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DTT files affecting older versions of given software.

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