File Extension Library

.TFX File Extension

  • Developer by: Avid
  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .TFX file?

.TFX file extension is created by Avid. .TFX has been classified as Settings Files.

.TFX is Pro Tools Eleven Rack Plugin Preset File

A TFX file is a settings file used by the Eleven Rack guitar processor used by the Avid Pro Tools digital audio workstation (DAW). It contains settings for Eleven Rack rigs, which extend the functionality of Pro Tools with electric guitar processing effects. TFX files can be exported and imported by Pro Tools users to change the presets of Eleven Rack.

Eleven Rack is guitar recording and effects processing system developed by Digidesign (now Avid) in 2009. It can be used on its own or with Avid Pro Tools software. The TFX file allows you to save and share settings that can be imported into Pro Tools with Eleven Rack.

To save a TFX file, open the Eleven Rack window in Pro Tools and choose the "SAVE" dropdown menu. You can then choose "Save to Computer" or "Save All Rigs to Computer."

To load a TFX file, open the Elven Rack window in Pro Tools, click the preset name, choose "Select Load from Computer" from the dropdown menu, and select the TFX preset.

List of all softwares that can open the Pro Tools Eleven Rack Plugin Preset File
Avid Pro Tools
Avid Pro Tools

How to Open .TFX file on different platforms

Open .TFX File on Windows

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

Open .TFX File on Mac

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

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

Open .TFX File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .TFX files

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