DIVX file format description
Many people share .divx files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .divx file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .divx files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dvx - DivX Video
DVX file is a DivX Video. DivX is a digital video compression format based on the MPEG-4 technology.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .divx file extension. Even harmful programs can create .divx files. Be especially cautious with .divx files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .divx 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .divx file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
diva, ivx, dix, dvx
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Project DIVA Song
- Stonevoice Translator Custom Dictionary
- Apertium Monodix Dictionary Data
- DivX Video
- Beyond 20/20 Micro-data Extract File
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