A dtx file extension is related to the LaTeX a text preparation system. The .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 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 dtx 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 DTX files:

Use LaTeX to open .dtx source files.

How to convert file with extension DTX:

As far as we know, this .dtx file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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, Mac OS X 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).

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 dtx files.

  • Open dtx file
  • Save dtx file
  • Edit dtx file
  • Create dtx file

Software that open dtx file - Documented LaTeX source

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:

Multiplatform:

LyX small icon LyX

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