How to open DRF file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

DRF files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing DRF file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with DRF extension. However, it should be remembered that DRF file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is VIZ Render Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning DRF files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with DRF extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • VIZ Render Format

    .drf file extension

    Category: 3D&CAD Files

    OS Software
    Windows Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Autodesk 3ds Max 2014
    MAC OS Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Autodesk 3ds Max 2014
  • Dynojet Run Format

    .drf file extension

    Category: Database Files

    OS Software
    Windows Dynojet WinPEP Dynojet WinPEP
  • Delphi Resource Format

    .drf file extension

    Category: DEV Files

    OS Software
    Windows Embarcadero Delphi Embarcadero Delphi

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from DRF files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning DRF extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning DRF extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the DRF file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports DRF file extension
  • DRF file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with DRF files


If DRF file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a DRF file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open DRF file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing DRF in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit DRF format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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