The File Extensions Database

.DIX File Extension

  • Category: GIS Files

What is an .DIX file?

.DIX is DIVA-GIS Export File

Export file created with the DIVA-GIS geographic data analysis program; contains a DIVA-GIS project (.DIV) file and all the layers referenced by the project; saved in a compressed format that can be transferred via email.

DIX files are created using the Project → Export Project command. They can be imported by selecting Project → Import Project.

Programs that open DIVA-GIS Export File

How to solve problems with DIX files

  • Associate the DIX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DIX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DIX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DIX file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DIX is DIVA-GIS Export File. Because only the current version supports the latest DIX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .DIX is DIVA-GIS Export File update.
  • To make sure that your DIX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.