PXY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pxy - Topocad Coordinate Data

The PXY gis files are related to Topocad. The PXY file is a Topocad Coordinate Data. Topocad is a CAD system made for surveying, mapping, design and GIS.

GIS files
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Topocad Coordinate Data related extensions:
Topocad Digital Terrain Model
Topocad Polygon Point Coordinate Data
Topocad Survey Data
Topocad Attributes Data
Topocad Camber Diagram
Topocad Cross Sections

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

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

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

oxy, pay, pcy, pdy, psy, px, pxg, pxj, pxt, py, pyx, xpy, xy

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

XyWrite Document
Paradox Primary Index File
PX Submission Summary Data
Pyrex Source
ETCBC Parsed Text Data
Psycle Song

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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