DVI File

What are DVI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DVI 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 DVI file?

DVI files have multiple uses, and Device Independent Document (TeX/LaTeX Compiled) is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

Device Independent Document (TeX/LaTeX Compiled)

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open DVI files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different DVI openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 28, 2021

More file formats using the DVI extension

Through our research of DVI files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Digital Video Interactive Video
  • Klasik Video Driver

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

MiKTeXMiKTeXUser submitted
dvioutdvioutUser submitted
TeX previewer/printer_driverTeX previewer/printer_driverUser submitted
DVIOUT DVI viewerDVIOUT DVI viewerUser submitted
TrueTeX PreviewerTrueTeX PreviewerUser submitted
EvinceEvinceUser submitted
TeXplus ViewerTeXplus ViewerUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
PCTeX ApplicationPCTeX ApplicationUser submitted

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