DGX file format description

Many people share .dgx files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dgx file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dgx files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dgx - IBM Rational XDE Diagram

The DGX development files are related to IBM Rational XDE. The DGX file is an IBM Rational XDE Diagram. Rational XDE is a graphical component modeling and development tool that uses the industry-standard Unified Modeling Language (UML).

IBM Rational XDE
Development files
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IBM Rational XDE Diagram related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dgx file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dgx files. Be especially cautious with .dgx files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dgx 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 can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dgx file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cgx, dbx, dfx, dg, dgc, dgd, dgs, dgz, dhx, dnx, drx, dtx, dvx, dx, dxg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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