DIR File Extension

File Type

Adobe Director Movie


Adobe Systems


Video Files





Details about the DIR file

Files with the DIR extension are found in 2 operating systems which include Mac OS, Windows. Adobe Director is a very common application as a tool for handling DIR files. This is a program taken by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Additionally, DIR files can be handled by applications like .

The structure of such files is typical of Video Files. 546 file types are given the DIR extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. The Adobe Director Movie file format and the Adobe Director program were developed by Adobe Systems. This particular Adobe Director Movie file was most likely generated by the Adobe Director program. DIR detailed description

Our tools for working with the DIR file

DIR File Extension

What is a(n) DIR file??

A DIR file extension is a digital file that contains data about an Adobe Director movie or software. It is the standard file format of the Adobe Director Movie application.

DIR files are saved in Microsoft Windows based systems, however they can also be saved in movies created with other software. DIR files are named after the name of the movie - for example, mymovie.dir or yourmovie.dir

Some programs like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere produce movie files which are saved as DIR files with the .PSD extension and .MOV extension respectively

DIR File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the DIR file. Through them, you can perform many activities related to DIR for free. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any DIR file.

DIR File Opener

DIR opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your DIR file. If you already open the DIR file, you will have more options to work with the file.

DIR File Viewer

To view the contents of the DIR file use the DIR Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your DIR file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

DIR File Converter

You can always try to convert the DIR file if you have problems with any operations. After converting the file to a different format, you may have the option of using additional options for working with the DIR file.

DIR File Editor

If you want to edit the content of DIR file, please use DIR editor. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the DIR file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Check out our DIR file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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