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DXF file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dxf - Autodesk Drawing eXchange File

DXF is an Autodesk Drawing eXchange file. The AutoCAD DXF formats is the native vector file formats of Autodesk's AutoCAD application. DXF is probably one of the most widely supported vector formats in the world today.

.dxf file format description:
DXF format
Autodesk AutoCAD
Document files
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Autodesk Drawing eXchange File related links:
Bentley View
DXF on Wikipedia
DXF Viewer and Editor
Autodesk Drawing eXchange File related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Temporary File
Autodesk AutoCAD Action Macro
AutoCAD Device-Independent Binary Plotter File
Autodesk AutoCAD User Profile
Autodesk AutoCAD Runtime Extension
Autodesk AutoCAD Tool Catalog

.dx - DEC DX Document

DX file is a DEC DX Document. DEC DX was a word processor application for MS-DOS.

.dx file format description:
DX format description not yet available
Document files
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dec, dxf
DEC DX Document related links:
DEC DX Document related extensions:
DEC DX Document

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

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

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

fxf, cxf, dzf, dxt, dxg, dxd, dx, xdf, dfx, vxf, ddf, rxf, daf, exf, dxv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Coordinates Export Format
qs-STAT Q-DAS Value File
Adobe Director Protected Movie
OpenEdge ABL Data Definition
Autodesk Drawing Interchange Binary
Extensible Data Format File

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