File Extension Library

.SEX File Extension

  • Developer by: Alpha Software
  • Category: Developer Files

What are .SEX files and how to open them?

Can't open .SEX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SEX file.

What is a .SEX file extension?

.SEX file extension is created by Alpha Software. .SEX has been classified as Developer Files.

.SEX is Alpha Five Set Data Dictionary Index File

Index file created by Alpha Five, a desktop, Web, and mobile IDE; contains index data referenced by Alpha Five to locate any set components; created along with .SET and .SEM linked set files; similar to .CDX and .DDX Alpha Five index files.

When two or more tables are linked together in Alpha Five, a set, which consists of a SEX, SEM, and SET file is created. These files make up the set data dictionary for the two or more tables linked together. The dictionary stores reports, forms, and any other objects linked to the set. You should keep your SEX files with the other SET and SEM Set Data Dictionary files in order for Alpha to easily find all of the elements and their pieces.

NOTE: In 2013, Alpha Five became Alpha Anywhere.

Common SEX Filenames

[Name of your set].sex - When you create the set, the SEX file will be created with the same name as the related SET and SEM files.

List of all softwares that can open the Alpha Five Set Data Dictionary Index File
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere

How to fix problems with .SEX files

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