The File Extensions Database

.CXARCHIVE File Extension

  • Developer by: CodeWeavers
  • Category: Compressed Files

What is an .CXARCHIVE file?

.CXARCHIVE is CrossOver Bottle Archive

Archive file created by CrossOver, a program used to emulate Windows programs on Mac and Linux; contains multiple, consolidated files that build "bottles" used by CrossOver; should not be deleted.

A CrossOver bottle is a virtual Windows environment. The CrossOver application enables you to create several "bottles," or Windows machines, on your computer. These "bottles" can be different versions of Windows as well.

Programs that open CrossOver Bottle Archive
CodeWeavers CrossOver
CodeWeavers CrossOver

How to solve problems with CXARCHIVE files

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