.DEV File Extension

File Type 1

Dev-C++ Project File

Developer Bloodshed
3.8  |  26 Votes
Category Developer Files
Format N/A

What is a DEV file?

Programming project created with Dev-C++, an open-source Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for C/C++ software programming; DEV-C++ is distributed under the GNU General Public License.

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Programs that open DEV files

Updated August 10, 2015
File Type 2

Windows Device Driver File

Developer N/A
3.8  |  8 Votes
Category System Files
Format Binary

What is a DEV file?

Device information file that allows communication between certain hardware devices and Windows operating system; often installed using the software CD included with the hardware; may also be pre-installed as part of the Windows operating system.

More Information

Once installed, DEV files are stored in the Windows System folder and should not be opened or altered.

Programs that open or reference DEV files

Updated May 19, 2008

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