CMX File

What are CMX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CMX 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 a CMX file?

CMX files have multiple uses, and Corel Metafile Exchange Image is one of them. Read more about the others 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 10 different CMX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 26, 2022

More file formats using the CMX extension

Through our research of CMX files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • OCaml Bytecode (native Object)

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
ImagineImagineUser submitted
EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
PSoC DesignerPSoC DesignerUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
ThumbsPlusThumbsPlusUser submitted

Help us help others helps thousands of users every day, and we would love to hear from you if you have additional information about CMX file formats, example files, or compatible programs. Please use the links below or email us at to discuss further.