>> DOXY file

DOXY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.doxy - Doxygen Data

The DOXY development files are related to Doxygen. DOXY file is a Doxygen Data. Doxygen is the de facto standard tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, but it also supports other popular programming languages such as C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL, Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D.

Development files
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Doxygen Data related extensions:
Doxygen Document Set File

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

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

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

dox, dxy

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Visual Basic ActiveX Document Binary Form

Operating systems

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

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