The File Extensions Database

.MIX File Extension

  • Developer by: Westwood Studios
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .MIX file?

.MIX is Command & Conquer Data File

Game data file used by the Command & Conquer (C&C) real-time strategy games; may contain game scenarios, movies, music, and sounds; examples of MIX files installed with C&C games include "conquer.mix," "local.mix," "movies.mix," and "music.mix."

Games that use MIX data files include:

  • Command and Conquer
  • Command and Conquer Red Alert
  • Command and Conquer Tiberian Sun
  • Command and Conquer Red Alert 2
  • Command and Conquer Renegade
  • Newer C&C games developed by Electronic Arts (and not Westwood Studios) store game data in .BIG files.

    File Type 2 3ds Max Motion Mixer File
    Developer by: Autodesk Category: 3D Image Files

    Animation file created by the Motion Mixer component of the 3ds Max animation and modeling software; stores a multi-track mix of motion clips, which are stored in .BIP or .XAF files; used for compositing multiple motions into a single animation.

    Motion Mixer mixes stores information similar to the structure of a multi-track audio mix. The motion clips are similar to audio clips, since users can place clips anywhere on the timeline and add transitions and effects.

    MIX files can be reused across several different biped models (two-footed models). They can also be produced to a "mixdown," which can be used for correcting and smoothing abnormal or jittery animation movements.

    Programs that open 3ds Max Motion Mixer File
    Autodesk 3ds Max 2018
    File Type 3 Microsoft Image Exchange File
    Developer by: Microsoft Category: Raster Image Files Format: Binary

    Vector image created by PhotoDraw 2000, a drawing program included with Microsoft Office 2000; supports both vector and raster graphics; used for storing images that can be included in Microsoft Office documents.

    MIX files were originally designed for use with Microsoft Picture It!, the predecessor to PhotoDraw 2000. Picture It! became part of the Microsoft Digital Image Suite, which was discontinued in 2006. However, many of the suite's features were included in the Windows Vista operating system.

    NOTE: PhotoDraw 2000 was discontinued after version 2.

    Programs that open Microsoft Image Exchange File
    Microsoft Picture It!
    File Type 4 MotoGP Game File
    Developer by: Milestone Category: Game Files

    Gameplay file used by MotoGP, a motorcycle road racing game; files contain data related to gaming experience such as sound effects, bike, track, and rider data; used by all PC editions of MotoGP.

    MotoGP is the official video game of Grand Prix motorcycle road racing. It features riders, teams, career mode, and multiplayer mode. It's available for several gaming platforms including PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, and PC.

    NOTE: Climax Racing first developed MotoGP and was acquired by Buena Vista Studios in 2006 and renamed Black Rock Studio. Climax Racing/Black Rock Studio developed the first 5 MotoGP games up until MotoGP 07 for the PC platform. Milestone developed the most recent game, MotoGP 13.

    Common MIX Filenames

    Bikes.mix - File containing data for bike appearance.

    Rider.mix - File containing data for rider appearance.

    Programs that open MotoGP Game File
    Milestone MotoGP

    How to solve problems with MIX files

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