Files with lyx suffix can be mainly encountered as documents from the LyX document editing software for Windows and Mac.

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

empty icon.lyx - XWE data

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Software that open lyx file

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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

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

A .lyx file stores document written in LyX word processor.

The default software associated to open lyx file:

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:

Use LyX to open and work with .lyx documents.

How to convert:

Lyx software offers export to several other document formats, including DOC, HTML or ODT.

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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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'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 lyx files.

Software that open lyx file - LyX document

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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