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Informations about the DNS filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .dns filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dns file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.dns - Microsoft Windows DNS Server Database

The DNS file is a Data file, which is connected to the Microsoft Windows DNS Server Database according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Windows DNS Server Database (.dns) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Windows Server 2000.

Format description:
DNS format
Microsoft Windows Server 2000
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
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Sybase PowerDesigner Multimodel Report
Adobe Photoshop Vanishing Point Exchange File
ACDSee Canvas Sequence Set

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .dns file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .dns extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .dns files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .dns file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .dns file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dns file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .dns file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .dns extension

The .dns filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .dns files.

sns, cns, ns, fns, dsn, dnx, dne, dms, dhs, vns, dbs, rns, nds, ens, ds

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .dns file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .dns extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Client Connection Manager Config
SPECCTRA Design File
IBM Rational Software Architect DNX Diagram
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Script
Reason Audio
SQLBase Database

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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