What is a .DIX File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .dix extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .dix file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DIX file?

The .DIX file extension comes from DIVA-GIS Export File. The file is a GIS software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dix file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DIX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .DIX file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DIX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .dix file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the DIVA-GIS software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is DIVA-GIS.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DIX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the DIVA-GIS software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DIX file?

If you are still unable to open the .DIX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DIX file.diy – Huntersoft, .diz – Description in Zip File, .dja – Dundjinni Enterprises, .djm – Dynoject Research, .djr – Avanquest Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DIX file with the DIVA-GIS program on Windows.