DMX File Type

- The quick facts

What are DMX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DMX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a DMX file?

A .DMX file is a Data Model eXchange encoding format file. .dmx files contain data model objects encoded in binary or ASCII format for use with the Valve Software game SDK. The .dmx files are the encoded file format of various types of data, including objects, character models, maps, etc., used in first-person shooter games.

How to open DMX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the DMX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DMX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DMX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 16, 2021

Other file formats using extension .DMX

While Data Model eXchange encoding format is a popular type of DMX-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DMX extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

DoReMIX song

Through our analysis of DMX files, we know that one use of the format is DoReMIX song. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DMX openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL ServerUser submitted
Microsoft SQL Server Management StudioMicrosoft SQL Server Management StudioUser submitted
SASSASUser submitted
DMDDMDUser submitted
Toad Data ModelerToad Data ModelerUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
Toad Data Modeler FreewareToad Data Modeler FreewareUser submitted
CASE StudioCASE StudioUser submitted
DoctorMXDoctorMXUser submitted
DoReMiXDoReMiXUser submitted
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