A lyx file extension is related to the LyX, a document editing software for Windows and Mac. A lyx file contains document.

There is one other file type using
the LYX file extension!

empty icon.lyx - XWE file

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Software that works with lyx file extension

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LYX file extension - LyX document

What is lyx file? How to open lyx files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The lyx file extension is associated with Lyx, a document editing software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac, that allows users to create structured documents.

The lyx file stores document written in LyX word processor.

The default software associated to lyx file type:

LyX for Mac icon

LyX for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  LyX developers

LyX for Mac is document processor which uses the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX. It allows users to create mathematical content (via a fully integrated equation editor) and structured documents like academic articles, theses, and books.

LyX icon

LyX  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  LyX developers

LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).

Help how to open LYX files:

Use LyX to open *.lyx documents.

How to convert file with extension LYX:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert documents

Find conversions from lyx file:

lyx to doc

lyx to pdf

lyx to ps

lyx to rtf

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

  • Open lyx file
  • Save lyx file
  • Edit lyx file
  • Create lyx file
  • Print lyx file

Software that open lyx file - LyX document

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open lyx file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


LyX small icon LyX

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