File Extension Library

.CMX File Extension

  • Developer by: Corel
  • Category: Vector Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .CMX files and how to open them?

Can't open .CMX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CMX file.

What is a .CMX file extension?

.CMX file extension is created by Corel. .CMX has been classified as Vector Image Files. The format of .CMX file is Binary.

.CMX is Corel Metafile Exchange Image File

Image file format used by Corel programs, such as CorelDRAW, Corel Presentations, and Paint Shop Pro; also used for storing vector-based image files included with Corel Mega Gallery Clip Art; includes image data as well as metadata that describes the image.

CMX files are recognized by Adobe Illustrator versions 6, 7, and 8. However the format is not supported in later versions, such as Illustrator CS.

List of all softwares that can open the Corel Metafile Exchange Image File
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
Corel Presentations X9
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019

How to fix problems with .CMX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CMX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CMX file format
  2. You need to check the .CMX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)