File Extension DVI

.DVI File

File extension: DVI
File type: Action Media II Digital Video Interactive Movie


Notes about the DVI file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The DVI file type is primarily associated with 'Action Media II Digital Video Interactive Movie'.

Detailed information for file extension DVI:


Primary association: Action Media II Digital Video Interactive Movie

Other applications associated with file type DVI:

  • GlossTeX (Installation Instructions)GlossTeX is a tool for the automatic preparation of glossaries, lists of acronyms and sorted lists in general for use with LaTeX and MakeIndex. In order to build GlossTeX, you need an ANSI C compiler. A definition might look something like: @entry{LaTeX, \LaTeX{}} \LaTeX{} is a \TeX{}-format. Complete installation instructions and the user manual can be found in GLOSSTEX.DVI. Related links: Source Code Directory
  • TeX Device Independent DocumentA DVI file is TeX's main output file, using TeX in its broadest sense to include LaTeX, etc. The Mime types used with this association are: application/x-dvi. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex (position 14): 1B 20 54 65 58 20 6F 75 74 70 75 74 20 , ASCII: ..TeX.output Related links: Definition
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DVI

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: DVI.Document
EXEFile: C:\texmf\miktex\bin\yap.exe /dde

ProgramID: DVI.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\texmf\miktex\bin\yap.exe

ProgramID: DVI.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\yap.exe

ProgramID: DVI.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\texmf\miktex\bin\yap.exe

ProgramID: MiKTeX.Yap.dvi.2.7
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MIKTEX~1.7\miktex\bin\yap.exe

ProgramID: MiKTeX.Yap.dvi.2.7
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\yap.exe


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