We have released the new version for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework. Besides the new features we added we have also moved DIXF to Foundation as part of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU7.



What’s New :

  • Part of foundation layer in CU7.
  • 150  Entitiesout of the box ( 80+ new entities added)
    • Master Data
    • Reference Data
    • Journals
    • System Configuration data
    • Application configuration data – Parameters, Reference data, etc.
  • New Retail specific entities
  • New file types added for import as well as export
    • XML file – attribute and element based.
    • Excel file
  • Compare and copy entity data across companies
  • Copy entity data across companies
  • Support for exporting data in multiple formats – delimited, fixed width, XML and excel for bulk data.
  • Role based security and privacy extension for Entities and Processing Group
  • Securing Processing group by company.
  • Enhancements to custom entity creation


 Download it now!


  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Cumulative Update 7 (KB2885603 )


Key features

  • 150+ Entities out of the box
  • Support for creating custom entities using Custom entity creation wizard.
  • Import Entity data from multiple sources
  • Flat File – Delimited and Fixed Width
    • XML – XML file
    • Excel – Excel file
    • ODBC – external data bases , Excel files , etc.
  • Export Entity data from AX 2012 to
    • Other AX 2012 environments
    • Flat File , XML File and Excel file
  • Compare and Copy Entity data across Legal entities
  • Entity types – Entity, composite entity and flat table.
  • Mapper control
  • Parallel execution support from staging to target using Task Bundling
  • Folder as input for running periodic import  - with  functionality to move files to different folders (In Process, Error and Completed)
  • Error handling  - skipping error rows , etc.
  • Set based support for staging to target
  • Default value Support
  • Number sequence Support
  • External Key mapping Support
  • ·         Source to Target in single step
  • ·         Multiple AOS support

.. and lot more.