What are DXA files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DXA 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 DXA file?
DXA files have multiple uses, and DXA Video is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
The .dxa file extension began its usage in video files used in the game Feeble Files. This video file format was specially designed to be used on Amiga and Macintosh computers. Feeble Files is an adventure game about the exploits of an alien named "Feeble". The game is a science fiction comedy that was created and released in the UK in 1997 by Adventure Soft.
Many videos in the said game are in .dxa file format. The DXA file is composed of zlib (a software library used for data compression) compressed video frames, with WAV format for audio.
In the Macintosh version, a DXA file contains the same compressed video frames, but with Microsoft ADPCM format for its audio.
These files are historic and not many media players can play them.
How to open DXA files
We have identified one DXA opener that is compatible with this specific type of DXA file.
Programs that open DXA Video files
Last updated: March 10, 2023
All known file formats using extension .DXA
While DXA Video is a popular type of DXA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DXA file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
DXLibrary DX Archive
We know that one DXA format is DXLibrary DX Archive. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different DXA openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DXA files. Remember, different programs may use DXA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Divar Series ArchivePlayer||Discontinued|
|Bosch Video Client||User submitted|
|Freemake Video Converter||User submitted|
|DivarXF ArchivePlayer||User submitted|
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