.DX File Extension

OpenDX Data File

Files with the .dx extension are text files created by the DOS word processing program DEC WPS Plus. To open a .dx file on Windows, right-click on it, select "Open with" and choose a text editor progr...

General Information

Title DX File Extension
Extension .dx
Full Form OpenDX Data File
File Type Data File
Developer IBM
MIME Type application/x-opendx

File Function

Primary Function Store data
Additional Functions Visualization, Analysis
Features Multi-dimensional, Scientific data

File Characteristics

Quality High precision
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Data Visualization Yes
Scientific Research Yes
Engineering Analysis Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low risk
Best Practices Data validation, Backup

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1990s
Latest Version Varies by software

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .dxf, .nc, .cdf

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
OpenDX Free Windows, Unix
IBM Visualization Data Explorer Commercial Windows, Unix
AutoCAD Commercial Windows, Mac