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.DCT File Extension

File Type 1Dictionary File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.2 (13 Votes)
CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

What is a DCT file?

Data file used by various dictionary, translation, or word processing applications; typically contains a list of words and may also include definition or translation information; often used for spell-checking and may be available in different languages.

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Programs that open DCT files

Windows
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Various dictionary programs
Mac
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Various dictionary programs
Updated 2/17/2012

File Type 2Dictation Audio File

DeveloperNCH Software
Popularity
3.7 (3 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

.DCT File Association 2

Variable codec audio format designed for dictation (recording human speech); includes a dictation header and can be encrypted, which may be required by medical confidentiality laws.

Programs that open DCT files

Updated 5/1/2018

File Type 3FoxPro Database Memo

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryDatabase Files
FormatN/A

.DCT File Association 3

Contains textual notes about a FoxPro database (.DBC file).

Programs that open DCT files

Updated 2006

File Type 4AutoCAD Dictionary File

DeveloperAutodesk
Popularity
2.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatText

.DCT File Association 4

Word dictionary used by AutoCAD, a CAD productivity application; stores a list of words used by the spell checker for identifying misspelled words; can be extended with custom user dictionaries, which are stored in .CUS files.

Programs that open DCT files

Windows
Updated 8/24/2015

File Type 5DeSmuME ROM Cheats File

DeveloperDeSmuME
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryGame Files
FormatText

.DCT File Association 5

Cheats file used by DeSmuME, a Nintendo DS (NDS) emulator; contains cheats, such as infinite health, infinite armor, infinite ammo, extra lives, unlocked weapons, extra points, and secret levels, for NDS games that can be emulated by DeSmuME.

Programs that open DCT files

Windows
Mac
Linux
Updated 9/16/2015

File Type 6Electronic Arts DCT Video

DeveloperElectronic Arts
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

.DCT File Association 6

A DCT file is a video used by some Electronic Arts video games, including Need for Speed II. It contains a movie played within the game. DCT files are quite uncommon, so most popular media players cannot play them.

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Screenshot of a .dct file in VLC media player

DCT file open in VLC media player

Need for Speed II was the second game released as part of Electronic Arts' Need for Speed franchise. It allowed players to race a number of exotic cars on racetracks located around the world. EA released Need for Speed II in 1997 and has since released over 20 additional Need for Speed games.

DCT movies feature real-life footage of cars that players can unlock within Need for Speed II. Players could watch these movies while learning more about the cars they'd acquired.

How do I open a DCT file?

Because DCT files are so uncommon, most popular media players cannot play them. However, you can play DCT files in VLC media player, and you can convert them to a more usable video format using FFmpeg.

Programs that open DCT files

Updated 9/3/2020

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