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

The DVX video files are related to DivX Player. The DVX file is a DivX Video. DivX is a digital video compression format based on the MPEG-4 technology.

DivX Player
Video files
- / -
div, divx
DivX Video related extensions:
HDD Camcorder Video Data
on2 VP6 Encoded Flash Video
Panasonic SD Recorder Timestamp Data
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting File
iTunes M4V Video
Xyngo Video Board Video

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.

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:

dicx, div, diva, dix, dvx, ivx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Stonevoice Translator Custom Dictionary
Beyond 20/20 Micro-data Extract File
Apertium Monodix Dictionary Data
Money S3 Data
Redatam Binary Dictionary Data
DIVA-GIS Exported Project

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