The File Extensions Database

.ETX File Extension

  • Category: Font Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .ETX file?

.ETX is TeX Font Encoding File

Font file used by TeX and LaTeX typesetting systems; saved in a plain text format and contains markup that describes how a font is encoded for its appearance; allows font customization for TeX documents.

Programs that open TeX Font Encoding File
File Type 2 Structure Enhanced Text (Setext) File
Category: Text Files

ASCII text file format known as "Setext" that is used to distribute information over the Internet; can be opened with EasyView or another Setext viewer; may also be readable with a basic text editor, though the text formatting will be lost.

How to solve problems with ETX files

  • Associate the ETX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ETX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ETX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ETX 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 .ETX is TeX Font Encoding File. Because only the current version supports the latest ETX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .ETX is TeX Font Encoding File update.
  • To make sure that your ETX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.