DITA File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a DITA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .DITA files.

What is a DITA file?

A .DITA file is a DITA structure file. Through our analysis of DITA files, we know that one use of the format is DITA structure. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open DITA files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension DITA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different DITA openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension DITA

While we know of one file format using the .DITA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .DITA file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of DITA files. Remember, different programs may use DITA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Oxygen XML EditorOxygen XML EditorUser submitted
XMLmind XML EditorXMLmind XML EditorUser submitted
Syntext Components LibrarySyntext Components LibraryUser submitted
Arbortext EditorArbortext EditorUser submitted
Oxygen XML AuthorOxygen XML AuthorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DITA-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with DITA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!