The File Extensions Database

.ATX File Extension

  • Developer by: ESRI
  • Category: GIS Files

What is an .ATX file?

.ATX is ArcGIS Attribute Index File

GIS file created by ArcGIS mapping and spatial analysis software; saves an attribute index for a shapefile (.SHP) or a corresponding .DBF file.

NOTE: ArcGIS 8 and later use a different attribute index format than ArcView 3.x.

Programs that open ArcGIS Attribute Index File
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
File Type 2 Animation Master Plugin File
Developer by: Hash Category: Plugin Files

Plugin for Animation:Master, an easy-to-use 3D animation program; adds additional functionality, such as graphic and animation effects, to the application.

NOTE: The file "RANDEX.ATX" is a known worm file and should not be opened. Instead it should be deleted or removed with an antivirus program.

How to solve problems with ATX files

  • Associate the ATX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ATX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ATX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ATX file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ATX is ArcGIS Attribute Index File. Because only the current version supports the latest ATX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ESRI manufacturer website after an available .ATX is ArcGIS Attribute Index File update.
  • To make sure that your ATX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.