How to open CEX files

Did your computer fail to open a CEX file? We explain what CEX files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your CEX files.

What is a CEX file?

The CEX file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CEX file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the CEX file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about CEX files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic CEX

These apps are known to open certain types of CEX files. Since many different programs may use CEX files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific CEX file.

ThumbsPlusThumbsPlusUser submitted
CEXCEXUser submitted
CE3XCE3XUser submitted
SolidWorks Enterprise PDMSolidWorks Enterprise PDMUser submitted
PDMWorks EnterprisePDMWorks EnterpriseUser submitted
Clan ApplicationClan ApplicationUser submitted

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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with CEX-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with CEX-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!