>> DOX file

DOX file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dox - Visual Basic ActiveX Document Binary Form

The DOX development files are related to Visual Basic. DOX file is a Visual Basic ActiveX Document Binary Form. The .dob and .dox files completely define an ActiveX control's appearance and interface (properties, events, and methods).

Visual Basic
Development files
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Visual Basic ActiveX Document Binary Form related extensions:
MegaZeux Board Data
MegaZeux World
Twig Template
F2PY Signature File
Microsoft Frontpage Website Template

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

Can't open a .dox 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 .dox file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dlx, dod, wox, sox, cox, ox, fox, dxo, dpx, dos, doc, xox, vox, dix, rox

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Click and Create Extension Object

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