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Details of extension .dca

3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dca file?
  • Which program can create the .dca file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dca format?
  • What can convert .dca files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dca extension?

DCA Archive

DCA file is a DCA Archive. DCA is a free archiver program from Andrew Kletkin.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: DCA Archiver
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-dca
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
LH ARC Compressed Archive
ARJ Compressed Archive
Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File
Gzip Compressed File
LHarc Compressed Archive
StuffIt Expander Archive
Tape Archive
Unix Gzipped TAR Archive
Compressed File

Visual Basic Active Designer Cache

DCA file is a Visual Basic Active Designer Cache.
Category: Data files
Application: Visual Basic
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Visual Basic OLE Type Library
Visual Basic Module
Visual FoxPro Class Library
Visual Basic Designer Binary File
Visual Basic Designer File
Blitz Basic Code
Visual FoxPro Program
Visual FoxPro Report
Visual FoxPro Report Memo

IBM DisplayWrite Document

DCA file is a IBM DisplayWrite Document. DisplayWrite was a word processor software application that IBM developed and marketed for its line of IBM PCs.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/dca-rft
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Word AutoRecovery File
ClarisWorks Document
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Word Document
Microsoft Word Document Template
Lotus Word Pro Document
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
Portable Document Format
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Other types of files may also use the .dca file extension. If you have helpful information about .dca extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Initial Telnet Cache
hsbCAD Document
DDA Media Package
WinCatalog Standard Database
Digital Chart of the World Data
VAKCER Project Tracker COM Add-in
OpenSSL Certificate Authority Data
Casio Data Projector Presentation
GLBasic ASCII Scene Data

The .dca filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sca (1), ca (1), fca (1), dxa (1), dsa (1), dda (1), dcx (1), dc (1), da (1), vca (1), cca (1), rca (1), eca (1), dva (1), dfa (1)

Can't open a .dca file?

If you want to open a .dca file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dca association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dca

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android