There are 4 other file types using
the DOT file extension!

dot file icon.dot - Microsoft Word 97 to 2003 document template [common]

dot file icon.dot - CorelDRAW lines definition file

dot file icon.dot - Bert's Dinosaurs game file

dot file icon.dot - Ribbons Molecular surface file

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DOT file extension - Graphviz DOT language file

What is dot file? How to open dot files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The dot file extension is also used for file written in DOT, a plain text graph description language used by Graphviz, a free software tool package for drawing graphs, originally developed by AT&T Labs Research. I

The default software associated to dot file type:

Graphviz icon

Graphviz  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Graphviz Team

Graphviz is open source graph visualization software. It has several main graph layout programs. The Graphviz layout programs take descriptions of graphs in a simple text language, and make diagrams in several useful formats such as images and SVG for web pages, Postscript for inclusion in PDF or other documents; or display in an interactive graph browser. (Graphviz also supportsGXL, an XML dialect.)

Help how to open DOT files:

You can generally open these files in any text editor.

How to convert file with extension DOT:

We do not know about particular conversion for this source file, but you can work with it like with any other text file.

Related links:

DOT Language description

About DOT language.

List of software applications associated to the .dot 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 dot file, edit dot file, convert dot file, view dot file, play dot file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 dot files.

  • Open dot file
  • Save dot file
  • Edit dot file
  • Create dot file
  • Others dot file

Software that open dot file - Graphviz DOT language file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dot file by default:
Graphviz small icon Graphviz
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

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