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

We collected the information you should know about the .dted filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dted 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

.dted - Digital Terrain Elevation Data

The DTED file is a Data file, which is connected to the Digital Terrain Elevation Data according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Digital Terrain Elevation Data (.dted) files can be opened or converted with the help of Virtual Terrain Project.

Format description:
DTED format
Virtual Terrain Project
Magic string:
- / -
dte, dto
Related links:
Related extensions:
Binary Terrain Data

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

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

If the program necessary for opening the .dted file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dted 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 .dted file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .dted extension

The .dted 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 .dted files.

ded, ted, dtd, dte

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

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

Dr. Engrave Document
Document Type Definition
DoroTree Family Tree Data
TouchMagix Editable Document Template
Digital Terrain Elevation Data

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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