A dtx file extension is related to the LaTeX, a text preparation system. A dtx file stores LaTeX source data.

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DTX file extension - Documented LaTeX source

What is dtx file? How to open dtx files?

File type specification:

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

The dtx file extension is associated with TeX/LaTeX, a document markup language and document preparation system.

The dtx file stores LaTex source data used to prepare a document to publish.

The default software associated to open dtx file:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
LaTeX Project Development Team

A document preparation system for high-quality typesetting, LaTeX 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:

Use LaTeX to open *.dtx source files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

Find converter to dtx file type:

latex to dtx

texi to dtx

Related links:

About Documented LaTeX sources (.dtx files).

List of software applications associated to the .dtx 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 dtx file, edit dtx file, convert dtx file, view dtx file, play dtx 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 dtx files.

Software that open dtx file - Documented LaTeX source

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dtx file by default:
LaTeX small icon LaTeX
Other suggested software:
TeXworks small icon TeXworks
MiKTeX small icon MiKTeX
Texmaker small icon Texmaker

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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