A dvi file extension is related to TeX Device Independent File Format. A dvi file contains TeX main output.

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DVI file extension - TeX text document (TeX Device Independent File Format)

What is dvi file? How to open dvi files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The dvi file extension is associated with the TeX Device Independent File Format.

The dvi file is TeX’s main output file, using TeX in its broadest sense to include LaTeX, etc.

The dvi file is designed to be read by a driver (DVI drivers) to produce further output designed specifically for a particular printer (for example LaserJet) or to be used as input to a previewer for display on a computer screen.

MIME: application/x-dvi

The default software associated to dvi file type:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  LaTeX Project Development Team

LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It is used to create medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

Help how to open DVI files:

Use LaTeX to open *.dvi text documents.

How to convert file with extension DVI:

Some utilities are to transform *.dvi files to other file formats.

Find converter to dvi file type:

texi to dvi

List of software applications associated to the .dvi file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dvi file, edit dvi file, convert dvi file, view dvi file, play dvi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dvi files.

  • Open dvi file
  • Save dvi file
  • Edit dvi file
  • Create dvi file
  • Export dvi file

Software that open dvi file - TeX text document (TeX Device Independent File Format)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dvi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dvi file by default:
LaTeX small icon LaTeX
Other suggested software:
MiKTeX small icon MiKTeX

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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