The File Extensions Database

.MRXS File Extension

  • Developer by: Carl Zeiss MicroImaging
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MRXS file?

.MRXS is MIRAX Virtual Slide File

Image file created by MIRAX-compatible microscope digital slide scanners such as the Carl Zeiss MIRAX series or the 3DHISTECH Pannoramic series; stores images of multiple specimen samples from glass slides on a single digitized virtual slide; used for archiving and analyzing microscope images.

MIRAX slides can be analyzes under multiple viewing conditions. For example, they can be magnified, and the color, brightness, and contrast can be adjusted. Additionally, they support fluorescent slide handling.

NOTE: The Pannoramic Viewer application is the same program as the "MIRAX Viewer" program. It was developed by 3DHISTECH.

Programs that open MIRAX Virtual Slide File
3DHISTECH Pannoramic Viewer
Aperio Technologies ImageScope

How to solve problems with MRXS files

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