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File TypeAdobe Director Movie

DeveloperAdobe Systems
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CategoryVideo Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Movie or animation project created with Macromedia Director, which was acquired by Adobe in 2005; includes project resources, links to externally referenced files, scripting code, and the timeline, which determines how the movie is played back.

More Information

Director movies can only be opened with the Director version used to create the file or a newer version. Some Director movies may be opened in Adobe Shockwave Player.

Program(s) that open .DIR files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Adobe Director 12
Mac OS X LogoMac
Adobe Director 12
Updated 3/10/2007