File Extension Library

.MRXS File Extension

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

What is an .MRXS file?

.MRXS file extension is created by Carl Zeiss MicroImaging. .MRXS has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .MRXS file is Binary.

.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.

List of all softwares that can open the MIRAX Virtual Slide File
3DHISTECH Pannoramic Viewer
Aperio Technologies ImageScope

How to Open .MRXS file on different platforms

Open .MRXS File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MRXS
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MRXS file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MRXS files" Press "Ok"

Open .MRXS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MRXS file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MRXS File on Linux

Right click on the .MRXS file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MRXS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MRXS file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MRXS File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MRXS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MRXS files

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