Files with evtx extension can be usually found as event logs generated in Microsoft Windows operating system. An event log file contains various information how programs are working, and type of errors they encounter.

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EVTX file extension - Microsoft Windows event log

What is evtx file? How to open evtx files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

evtx file icon: evtx filetype icon

File extension evtx is used in Microsoft Windows operating system for event logs since Windows Vista and is still used even in the latest versions of the system, including Windows 10.

A typical .evtx file is exported binary XML event log from Event Viewer that contains various information how programs are working, and type of errors they encounter. These .evtx file can be saved in Event Viewer through Save as... function.

The previous versions of Windows used the evt file extension instead.

Updated: April 14, 2024

The default software associated to open evtx file:

Microsoft Event Viewer icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Event Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Event Viewer is a part of Microsoft Windows Administrative Tools used to view Windows system, Applications and Server logs.

Help how to open:

On Windows machines, you can double click on an. evtx file and associate Event Viewer to open the log to view it.

Alternatively, you can launch Event Viewer manually by going to (%SystemRoot%\system32\eventvwr.exe) or Start -> search for Event Viewer -> Run.

How to convert:

There is really no way how you can directly convert the logs. However, when you view them in the Event Viewer you may be able to print them to PDF.

List of software applications associated to the .evtx 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 evtx file, edit evtx file, convert evtx file, view evtx file, play evtx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 evtx files.

Software that open evtx file - Microsoft Windows event log

Programs supporting the exension evtx on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Event Viewer for open evtx file action.

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