File Extension Library

.DXR File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .DXR file?

.DXR file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .DXR has been classified as Video Files.

.DXR is Protected Macromedia Director Movie

Movie or animation created with Macromedia Director; similar to a .DIR file, but is saved in a non-editable, or locked format; may be used for distributing Director files to users who do not need to edit the contents of the Director movie.

NOTE: Macromedia was acquired by Adobe in 2005.

List of all softwares that can open the Protected Macromedia Director Movie
Adobe Director
Adobe Shockwave Player
Echo One iSwiff
Adobe Director
Adobe Shockwave Player
Echo One iSwiff

How to Open .DXR file on different platforms

Open .DXR File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DXR
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DXR file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DXR files" Press "Ok"

Open .DXR File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DXR file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DXR File on Linux

Right click on the .DXR file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DXR File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DXR file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DXR File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DXR files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DXR files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DXR files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DXR file format
  2. You need to check the .DXR file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)