.dvi

File Type Device Independent Format File IconDevice Independent Format File
File Format Standard
Usage Runs when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Output file from a TeX-based program, such as LaTeX; contains typesetting information to be sent to a printer; requires a DVI driver, but is "device-independent," meaning it can be printed on almost any kind of typographic output device; similar to a PostScript (.PS) file.

DVI files are saved in a binary format, meaning they are cannot be read using a text editor.

Open With
Windows

IconLaTeX Editor

IconMiKTeX

IconBaKoMa TeX

macOS

IconSkim

IconLyXMac

IconDVII

Unix

IconEvince

IconXdvik

IconDVII

Updated 2007
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