A dx file extension is related to the Win32/Alureon malware. A dx file contains data.

There are 6 other file types using
the DX file extension!

empty icon.dx - JCAMP Spectroscopic Data Exchange Format

empty icon.dx - DEC WPS/DX text file

empty icon.dx - 2D CAD data

empty icon.dx - Deus Ex game map

empty icon.dx - DXwin project

empty icon.dx - OpenDX data

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DX file extension - Win32/Alureon data

What is dx file? How to open dx files?

File type specification:

Dangerous and malicious file type icon Dangerous and malicious file type

Files with dx file extension is sometimes created by the Win32/Alureon malware. Win32/Alureon is data stealing trojan. Check DX files with any antivirus software to prevent virus infection.

Updated: August 26, 2019

The default software associated to open dx file:

Avast Antivirus icon

AVAST Software a.s. logoAvast Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVAST Software a.s.

Avast antivirus is one of the most used antivirus programs with over 220 mil. users. The Essential version is available for free and can be upgraded to All-inclusive or Top-notch editions.

The program is available mainly for Windows, but there is also version for Mac, Linux and main mobile OS platforms for Android phones and Apple iPhones/iPads.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dx 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.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dx file - Win32/Alureon data

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses dx file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dx file by default:
Avast Antivirus small icon Avast Antivirus
Other suggested software:
Norton Antivirus small icon Norton Antivirus
AVG Antivirus small icon AVG Antivirus
Kaspersky Anti-Virus small icon Kaspersky Anti-Virus
BitDefender small icon BitDefender

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