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Details of extension .dxt

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dxt file?
  • Which program can create the .dxt file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dxt format?
  • What can convert .dxt files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dxt extension?
Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data .dxt file icon

Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data

DXT file is a Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data. DirectX is a collection of APIs designed to allow development of games and multimedia applications on Microsoft platforms.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: DirectX SDK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
dxt1, dxt2, dxt3, dxt4, dxt5
Related extensions:
Microsoft DirectX DirectDraw Surface
Microsoft DirectX D3D Vertex Shader
Microsoft DirectX D3D Compiled Vertex Shader
PowerVR Texture
Microsoft DirectX D3D Compiled Pixel Shader

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Adobe Director Protected Cast
General Data File
Adobe Illustrator Dictionary
Football Manager Data
RAD Studio Desktop Settings
Proben1 Dataset
Fiberworks Document
DEC DX Document
DEC DX Document

The .dxt filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dxr (1), dxg (1), dx (1), xxt (1), dt (1), xdt (1), ddt (1), vxt (1), dat (1), rxt (1), ext (1), dxy (1), dxh (1), dxf (1), dtx (1)

Can't open a .dxt file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dxt

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