Having trouble opening .dacpac extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dacpac files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dacpac files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a DACPAC file?
Dacpac file extension has SQL Server Data Tier Application Package file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "database files" category.
Typically generated by a Microsoft SQL Server data tier application, the file saves the schema of data along with the data records. It allows users to exchange data between different SQL Server databases and vendor applications.
DACPAC files usually use .ZIP file formatting and can include XML files describing both the schema and data for transfering.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
- File Type:
- SQL Server Data Tier Application Package
- Database Files
How to open DACPAC file?
Double click the dacpac file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dacpac extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.
Method 1: Fix file association errors
Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dacpac extension associations' problem in no time:
- Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
- Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
- Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dacpac file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.
Programs that open DACPAC files
Method 3: Use universal file viewer
In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dacpac file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.