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.TEX File Extension

File Type 1LaTeX Source Document

DeveloperDonald Knuth
Popularity
3.3 (48 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryText Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a TEX file?

A TEX file is a source document prepared by LaTeX, a high-quality typesetting system. It can include text, symbols, mathematical expressions, and graphics. TEX files are commonly used in computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, economics, and physics for typesetting articles, books, and other publications.

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TEX files are supported by a variety of TeX editors including TeXworks, LaTeX Editor, LyXMac, and Texmaker. LaTeX files also use the .LTX extension.

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Open and view .TEX files with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open TEX files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
TeXworks
BaKoMa TeX
TeXnicCenter
Texmaker
LaTeX Editor
proTeXt
gVim
Mac
LyX/Mac
TeXworks
Texmaker
TeXShop
Skim
MacVim
Linux
TeXworks
Texmaker
Updated 7/21/2016

File Type 2Texture File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.4 (11 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a TEX file?

Bitmap image used for storing textures; can create the appearance of different surfaces and can be applied to both 2D and 3D objects; often used in video games (such as first person shooters) that support 3D texture-mapping.

More Information

Example video games that use TEX files include Avalon Heroes (which actually uses the .DDS format for its TEX files), Serious Sam, and Dead Rising 2. To open the TEX files used by Dead Rising 2, first rename them to have the ".big" extension, and then open them with Gibbed's DeadRising2 Tools.

TEX files can be opened by some programs that reference textures or use texture-mapping. They may possibly be opened with a generic image editor.

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Programs that open TEX files
Windows
alaplaya Avalon Heroes
Capcom Dead Rising 2
Gibbed's DeadRising2 Tools
Croteam Serious Sam
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Updated 8/6/2012

.TEX Extension Information

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