Informations about the DXF filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .dxf filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dxf file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
2 filename extension(s) are in our database
.dxf - Autodesk Drawing eXchange File
The DXF file is a Document file, which is connected to the Autodesk Drawing eXchange File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Autodesk Drawing eXchange File (.dxf) files can be opened or converted with the help of Autodesk AutoCAD.
- Format description:
- DXF format
- Autodesk AutoCAD
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
DXF on Wikipedia
DXF Viewer and Editor
- Related extensions:
.dx - DEC DX Document
The DX file is a Document file, which is connected to the DEC DX Document according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the DEC DX Document (.dx) files can be opened or converted with the help of DEC DX.
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .dxf file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .dxf extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .dxf files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .dxf file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .dxf file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dxf file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .dxf file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .dxf file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .dxf file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .dxf extension
The .dxf filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .dxf files.
fxf, cxf, dzf, dxt, dxg, dxd, dx, xdf, dfx, vxf, ddf, rxf, daf, exf, dxv
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .dxf file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .dxf extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- 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
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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