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DXF file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dxf file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dxf file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dxf file?
  • How can the .dxf file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .dxf files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ Autodesk Drawing eXchange File

DXF is an Autodesk Drawing eXchange file. The AutoCAD DXF formats is the native vector file formats of Autodesk's AutoCAD application. DXF is probably one of the most widely supported vector formats in the world today.
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk AutoCAD
Mime-type: application/x-dxf
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DXF aliases:
DXF related links:
DXF related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing

IronCAD Scene

Autodesk Design Web Format

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface

Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly

Cadence Allegro PCB Layout

Catia Document

Ashlar-Vellum Graphite Document

Autodesk DWF XPS Document

✅ DEC DX Document

DX file is a DEC DX Document. DEC DX was a word processor application for MS-DOS.
DX format description not yet available
Category: Document files
Application: DEC DX
Mime-type: application/dec-dx
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DX aliases:
dec, dxf
DX related links:
DX related extensions:
Microsoft Word AutoRecovery File

ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Microsoft Word Document Template

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Portable Document Format

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Revisable-Form Text

Other types of files may also use the .dxf file extension.

🔄 .dxf converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .dxf files to other formats:

XnView, OpenOffice.org

For example, using the softwares above, a .dxf file can be converted into one of the following formats:

bmp, cgm, csv, emf, eps, gif, jpg, pcd, pct, pcx, pgm, pict, png, ppm, pps

🚫 The .dxf file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

xdf, dxt, dsf, dxd, dcf, exf, cxf, dxv, dxr, dxe, dxc, xf, dx, wxf, dfx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

TunerPro Definition File
ProWorx NXT Extended Memory Data File
Extensible Data Format File
XCAP Diff Data
JCAMP-DX Format Data
Racelogic PerformanceBox Split Data
Dramatica Pro Project
Micrografx Designer Document
ProWorx NXT Data Setup File
Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data

🔴 Can't open a .dxf file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .dxf file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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