Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .dvi

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dvi file?
  • Which program can create the .dvi file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dvi format?
  • What can convert .dvi files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dvi extension?
Device Independent File .dvi file icon

Device Independent File

DVI file is a Device Independent File. The Device independent file format (DVI) is the output file format of the TeX typesetting program, designed by David R. Fuchs in 1979.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: MikTeX
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-dvi
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ClarisWorks Document
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Word Document
Lotus Word Pro Document
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
Revisable-Form Text
Ami Pro Document
LaTeX Document
Corel WordPerfect Document

Other types of files may also use the .dvi file extension. If you have helpful information about .dvi extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .dvi filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wvi (1), cvi (1), vi (1), svi (1), fvi (1), dvo (1), dv (1), dgi (1), ddi (1), xvi (1), dbi (1), vvi (1), vdi (1), rvi (1), evi (1)

Can't open a .dvi file?

If you want to open a .dvi file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dvi association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dvi

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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