The File Extensions Database

.CXR File Extension

  • Developer by: Applied Biosystems
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .CXR file?

.CXR is FMAT Plate Results File

Data file created by FMAT 8100 HTS System, a program used to analyze human cells; contains analysis data from scanned plates; includes the name or ID of the plate, plate row and column position, number of events in the well, and average intensity of the fluorescent events.

The CXR file is located in the numbered plate subfolder inside the "Analysis" folder.

To view the data in a CXR file, select File → View Plates in Helper (the file will then open in Excel if you have linked Excel in the FMAT software options).

NOTE: The CXR file is named according to the plate name. For example, the first plate CXR file would be named Plate001.cxr.

Programs that open FMAT Plate Results File
Applied Biosystems FMAT 8100 HTS System

How to solve problems with CXR files

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