File Extension Library

.MXF File Extension

  • Developer by: SMPTE
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MXF file?

.MXF file extension is created by SMPTE. .MXF has been classified as Video Files. The format of .MXF file is Binary.

.MXF is Material Exchange Format File

Multimedia format used by digital audio and video programs; contains captured audio and video data as well as metadata that describes the media stored in the file; designed by Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) as a standard container for audio and video data; can be converted into other formats, such as .AVI or .MOV.

MXF files were designed to streamline workflows between different platforms, such as cameras, digital editing equipment, and servers. The file format adopts a subset of the Advanced Authoring Format (AAF), which was designed to help standardize the interchange of video between multiple vendors and platforms.

NOTE: Like any other media container format, the appropriate codec must be available in order to play the media stored within an MXF file.

List of all softwares that can open the Material Exchange Format File
File Viewer Plus
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Avid Media Composer
Grass Valley EDIUS
Avid Pro Tools
OpenCube XFReader
OpenCube XFConverter
VideoLAN VLC media player
Aiseesoft MXF Converter
Apple QuickTime Player
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Avid Media Composer
Avid Pro Tools
VideoLAN VLC media player
Aiseesoft MXF Converter for Mac
VideoLAN VLC media player
PentaLoop PlayerXtreme Media Player
File Type 2 Maxis Font File
Developer by: Electronic Arts Category: Font Files Format: Binary

Font file used by Maxis SimCity 4, a life simulation game; stored in the \Fonts\ directory of the game installation and contains a font such as Arial, Courier, or another font; used for displaying game text.

NOTE: Maxis is a subsidiary of Electronic Arts that develops SimCity games.

List of all softwares that can open the Maxis Font File
Electronic Arts SimCity 4

How to Open .MXF file on different platforms

Open .MXF File on Windows

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

Open .MXF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MXF 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 .MXF File on Linux

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

Open .MXF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MXF 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 .MXF 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 .MXF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MXF files

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