Opening DVI files

Did your computer fail to open a DVI file? We explain what DVI files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your DVI files.

What is a DVI file?

The file extension indicates to your device which program can open the file. However, often different programs will use the same file extension for different types of data.

For DVI files, we are aware of 3 uses, which you can read more about below.

Device Independent Document (TeX/LaTeX compiled)

Through our analysis of DVI files, we know that one use of the format is Device Independent Document (TeX/LaTeX compiled). 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Digital Video Interactive video

Through our analysis of DVI files, we know that one use of the format is Digital Video Interactive video. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Klasik Video driver

Through our analysis of DVI files, we know that one use of the format is Klasik Video driver. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix DVI files

These apps are known to open certain types of DVI files. Since many different programs may use DVI files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific DVI file.

MiKTeXMiKTeXUser submitted
TrueTeX PreviewerTrueTeX PreviewerUser submitted
EvinceEvinceUser submitted
dvioutdvioutUser submitted
TeX previewer/printer_driverTeX previewer/printer_driverUser submitted
DVIOUT DVI viewerDVIOUT DVI viewerUser submitted
TeXplus ViewerTeXplus ViewerUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
PCTeX ApplicationPCTeX ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with DVI-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with DVI-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!