.DOX File Extension

Dimitri van Heesch
File Type:
Doxygen Documentation File

Having trouble opening .dox extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dox files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dox files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DOX file?

Dox file extension has Doxygen Documentation file type, developed by Dimitri van Heesch, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Typically generated by Doxygen, the file saves markup tags, text, references to source code files, etc. It may be applied for creating LaTeX documents as well.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

dox file icon
Dimitri van Heesch
File Type:
Doxygen Documentation File
Developer Files

How to open DOX file?

Double click the dox file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dox extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dox extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dox file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DOX files

  • Windows Windows
    • Doxygen Doxygen
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Doxygen Doxygen
  • Linux Linux
    • Doxygen Doxygen

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dox file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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