The File Extensions Database

.AXE File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: GIS Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .AXE file?

.AXE is AutoRoute Map File

Locations file created by Microsoft AutoRoute, a map navigation and trip planning program for Eastern and Western Europe; contains "pushpins," which are Points of Interest (POI) on the map; can also contain navigation data.

AXE files are used for saving map locations and creating navigation routes in Europe. The files can be converted to many different POI data formats using POIConverter.

NOTE:AutoRoute has been discontinued.

Programs that open AutoRoute Map File
Microsoft AutoRoute
File Type 2 Annotated XML Example File
Developer by: Codalogic Category: Developer Files Format: Text

File used by Codalogic LMX, a program used for C++ source code generation; contains definitions for the structure of XML data; used for automatically generating C++ classes that "ummarshal" and "marshal" XML files.

Codalogic LMX can also generate C++ XML parsing classes using plain .XSD files.

Programs that open Annotated XML Example File
Codalogic LMX

How to solve problems with AXE files

  • Associate the AXE file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AXE file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AXE files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AXE 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 .AXE is AutoRoute Map File. Because only the current version supports the latest AXE file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .AXE is AutoRoute Map File update.
  • To make sure that your AXE file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.