.DTF File Extension

Data Transfer File

DTF files are database thumbnail files used by ACDSee. They contain image previews stored to speed up loading. ACDSee can view DTF files. But there is no way to convert them to other formats. DTF file...

General Information

Title DTF File Extension
Extension .dtf
Full Form Data Transfer File
File Type Database File
Developer Varies
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Data storage, transfer
Additional Functions Backup purposes
Features Structured data, Portability

File Characteristics

Quality High integrity
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable With software

Use Cases

Data Archiving Yes
Data Migration Yes
System Backups Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Data corruption
Best Practices Regular backup, Encryption

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Varies
Latest Version Depends on software

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .bak, .sql, .csv

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Symantec Backup Exec Paid Windows
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Paid Windows, Linux, Unix
Various Database Programs Varies Varies