The Four Best Ways to Open DXX Files

The first way you should always try to open file extension DXX is to double-click it, but when that doesn’t work, there are a few other things you can try. There are lots of programs that can open different file extensions, and there are some simple ways you can tell which one to use.

Pick the Right Program

Start by choosing the right program to open your DXX file. The most common program used to open DXX files is listed below. At a minimum, this program should be able to open your DXX file:

  • AutoCAD Drawing Interchange Attribute File

Note the File Type

Other programs may be able to open your DXX file, depending on the type of file it is. You can find the file type listed in the file’s properties. On a Windows PC, right-click the file, click "Properties", then look under “Type of File.” On a Mac computer, right-click the file, click “More Info,” then look under “Kind”.


Tip: If it’s the DXX file extension, it probably falls under the CAD Files type, so any program used for CAD Files should open your DXX file.

Ask the Developer

Contacting the software developer is another easy way to get help opening a DXX file. You can find the developers for the most common programs used to open DXX files in the list below.

Software Developer
AutoCAD Drawing Interchange Attribute File Autodesk Inc.

Use a Universal File Viewer

When all else fails, a universal file viewer is the best way to open a DXX file. Programs like File Magic (Download) can open many different types of files, depending on the format. Although, some files may not be compatible with these programs. If your DXX file isn’t compatible, it will only open in binary format.

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