.DFC File Extension

File Type:
DeSmuME Firmware Configuration File

Having trouble opening .dfc extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dfc files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dfc files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DFC file?

Dfc file extension has DeSmuME Firmware Configuration file type, developed by DeSmuME, which is associated with the "game files" category.

These are configuration files for the firmware used by a Nintendo DS emulator known as DeSmuME. DFC files store firmware emulation settings required for the emulator to run properly. For loading ROMs, this Nintendo DS emulator uses internal BIOS and updated firmware. Only when all elements are loaded, it can initiate a full NDS boot. If you change the extension of a .DFC file to ".sav," you can open the initial file with other Nintendo DS emulators.   

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

dfc file icon
File Type:
DeSmuME Firmware Configuration File
Game Files

How to open DFC file?

Double click the dfc 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 .dfc 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 dfc 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".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dfc 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 DFC 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 dfc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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