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What are CMX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CMX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CMX files.

What is a CMX file?

CMX files have multiple uses, and Corel Metafile Exchange Image is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Corel Metafile Exchange Image

These CMX files contain the image data and metadata that describes an image used by Corel Presentations, a presentation software. You can convert these image files into JPG files.

How to open CMX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CMX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CMX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different CMX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 30, 2023

All known file formats using extension .CMX

While Corel Metafile Exchange Image is a popular type of CMX-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CMX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

OCaml Bytecode (native Object)

We know that one CMX format is OCaml Bytecode (native Object). 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 CMX files. Remember, different programs may use CMX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

CorelDRAW Graphics SuiteCorelDRAW Graphics SuiteUser submitted
CorelDRAWCorelDRAWUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
CorelDRAW Essential EditionCorelDRAW Essential EditionUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
ImagineImagineUser submitted
EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
PSoC DesignerPSoC DesignerUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
ThumbsPlusThumbsPlusUser submitted

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