File Extension Library


.IX File Extension

  • Developer by: dtSearch
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .IX file?

.IX file extension is created by dtSearch. .IX has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .IX file is XML.

.IX is dtSearch Index File

Index file created by dtSearch, a program used for text searching; contains index search information, including filters, exclusions, locations, and crawl depth; used to direct searches and filter search results.

IX files are saved in an XML format and are named using the following convention, where "X" is a character chosen by dtSearch: index_X.ix.

dtSearch is available in the following versions:

  • Desktop
  • Network
  • Spider
  • Web
  • Publish
  • Engine

How to Open .IX file on different platforms

Open .IX File on Windows

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

Open .IX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .IX 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 .IX File on Linux

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

Open .IX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .IX 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 .IX 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 .IX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .IX files

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