File Extension Database

Open DCR File

DCR files have several usage options, here are some of them:


A DCR extension file is used in this application as an interactive multimedia file saved in Shockwave format for distribution on the web. It is used to create web games and other highly interactive content.

They are similar to flash files, except that they were created with Adobe Director and some consider it as a substitute.

Delphi Pier

In this application, DCR extension files host component resources created and used by Delphi, an IDE for Windows, OS X, Android, and iOS.

DCR files contain a compiled resource, along with a bitmap image that is used as a component icon for the component palette.

Liberty Video Recording

DCR files are of the video type created by Liberty of High Criteria, in several of their products, such as Liberty Court Recorder, Liberty Police Interview Recorder and Liberty Meeting Recorder.

It is used to store audio and video recorded at court trials, police interviews, and political meetings.

DCR files can be played with a free, cross-platform player called Liberty Court Player.

Digital Court Recorder

Similar to the above usage, DCR files, as the acronym for Digital Court Recorder indicates, are video files created by Digital Court Recorder, a program used to record live video of court proceedings.

Manual methods such as typing and hand drawing are still used in the United States, in this case, the DCR file may include typed notes in addition to the recorded video.

Although used for the same purpose, these files are not the same as Liberty Court's and can only be played using BIS Digital's free DCR player.

Kodak Raw

For Kodak application, the DCR format file is an uncompressed image saved in Kodak's proprietary RAW image format.

DCR files are part of the development of Kodak digital cameras, which use these files to capture photos without any compression or color adjustment, that is, in their original form.

To work with DCR files, you must make sure about the file format, then choose one of the following programs:

Typical DCR application file locations:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe /LaunchPhotoViewer /v "%1"

Typical DCR mime types:

  • application/x-director

Frequently used application names to open DCR files:

  • Windows Live

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.raw.14.0

How Can I Open DCR File on Windows

How Can I Open DCR File on Mac OS

How Can I Open DCR File on Android

If you downloaded a DCR file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open DCR File on iPhone or iPad

To open DCR File on iOS device follow steps below:

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