What are APX files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an APX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is an APX file?
APX files have multiple uses, and Ability Office PhotoPaint Bitmap is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Ability Office PhotoPaint Bitmap
.apx files are image files created by the Ability Office PhotoPaint application. PhotoPaint is an image-editing tool included in the Ability Office package. When users make and save PhotoPaint image files, the default image type is a bitmap file with the .apx extension. A bitmap is a digital image composed of matrix dots. Each dot in a bitmap image contains a different color.
The Ability Office software was developed in 1992 and released on Windows-based PCs in 1995.
How to open APX files
Important: Different programs may use files with the APX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your APX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested five different APX openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: June 29, 2022
All known file formats using extension .APX
While Ability Office PhotoPaint Bitmap is a popular type of APX-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .APX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
ArcPad User Data File
We know that one APX format is ArcPad User Data File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Borland C++ Appexpert Database
We know that one APX format is Borland C++ Appexpert Database. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of APX files. Remember, different programs may use APX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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