>> DOCSET file

DOCSET file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.docset - Doxygen Document Set File

The DOCSET development files are related to Doxygen. DOCSET file is a Doxygen Document Set File. Doxygen is a documentation generator, a tool for writing software reference documentation. The documentation is written within code, and is thus relatively easy to keep up to date.

Development files
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Doxygen Document Set File related extensions:
Doxygen Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .docset file extension. Even harmful programs can create .docset files. Be especially cautious with .docset files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .docset 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.

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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