A dox file extension is related to the Microsoft Word, a text editing tool. A dox file stores text document.

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

dox icon.dox - MultiMate document

dox icon.dox - Microsoft Visual Basic user document binary form

empty icon.dox - Actuate basic information object

empty icon.dox - Doxygen documentation

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DOX file extension - Microsoft Word text document

What is dox file? How to open dox files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

dox file icon: dox filetype icon

The dox file extension is associated with Microsoft Word, a powerful authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with the easy-to-use Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, which is part of Microsoft Office.

The dox files were used in some earlier version of Microsoft Word for its document files.

The default file format for Microsoft Word document files is the doc file extension and since Microsoft Word 2007 also the docx file extension.

Updated: September 17, 2019

The default software associated to open dox file:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983 and for year is now a core application of Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easy create high quality documents.

Almost every, if not every, computer user knows .doc and .docx Word documents.

Microsoft Word for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Word for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Word for Mac is the Macintosh version of the popular word processing application from Microsoft Office Suite. It offers powerful text editing features for both home and corporate users.

The latest version of this application, Microsoft Word, is integral part of Microsoft Office for Mac and cannot be bought as standalone.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Word to view content of the *.dox files.

How to convert:

Use Word to export *.dox files to other formats.

Find conversions from dox file:

dox to docx

dox to pdf

Find converter to dox file type:

pdf to dox

sam to dox

wbk to dox

List of software applications associated to the .dox file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open dox file, edit dox file, convert dox file, view dox file, play dox 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 dox files.

Software that open dox file - Microsoft Word text document

Programs supporting the exension dox on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dox file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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