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LYX file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.lyx - LyX Document

The LYX document files are related to LyX. LYX file is a LyX Document. LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).

Document files
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LyX Document related extensions:
Live Interior 3D Bundle Document
Scrivener Document
Lizard Safeguard PDF Security Protected PDF
Live Interior 3D Compressed Document
LG QuickMemo Notes
ImageNow Document Link

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

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

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

lgx, lhx, ltx, lux, lx, ly, lyc, lys, lyz, oyx, pyx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Pyrex Source
bestIMAGE Compressed Design
Acornsoft Logistix Spreadsheet
DataCAD Layer Control Data
Light-O-Rama Product Firmware
LaserDRW Document

Operating systems 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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