Files that contain the DAP extension are associated with a variety of different programs and applications. The programs which can create DAP files include Microsoft Access, Download Accelerator, and Dragon Age Origins, which means the data contained in the files will vary according to the program which created it.
DAP files that are related to Microsoft Access are linked to the Access Database. DAP stands for Data Access Page, which is a web page created by Access for the purpose of delivering dynamic pages on the Internet. The pages generate interactive reports or can be used for data entry online and are best viewed by using Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser.
If the file extension DAP is associated with Download Accelerator, the file contains data which helps to run the Download Accelerator program for a series of web browsers which include Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer. The accelerator is an add-on which allows you to utilize media functions, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) applications, and install gaming programs with greater speed.
DAP files which are created by Dragon Age Origins contain data and settings for running the Dragon Age PC game. DAP files that originate from this program are graphics and game file types.
How to Open DAP Files
Since the DAP file extension can be related to multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it automatically opens in the default application it is associated with. If the file was created on your PC, chances are you have the appropriate program installed for opening the file.
If a DAP file originates from Microsoft Access, it is possible this type of file was created with other programs in addition to Access. DAP files of this type can be created with spreadsheet applications, dBASE, and even text editing programs. For this reason, there are a lot of different applications which can open DAP files for Access.
If you use Windows or Mac OS X, you can open DAP files with Microsoft Access 2010 or by using a text editing program if the files are created in text format. For Windows, you can use Notepad or WordPad and for Mac OS X, Apple TextEdit will open DAP files in text format.
DAP files that originate from Download Accelerator can be opened using Speedbit Download Accelerator Plus or Download Accelerator and SpeedOptimizer. Both programs are compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
If the DAP file is created with Dragon Age Origins, you can open it using dBpowerAMP Audio Player or Clean-XP 2.0 PRO. Both programs are compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.