CXX File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CXX file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CXX files.

What is a CXX file?

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

While we do not yet describe the CXX 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 CXX 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!

How to open CXX files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CXX for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 30 different CXX openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of CXX files. Remember, different programs may use CXX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

CodeBlocksCodeBlocksUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
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Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
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BracketsBracketsUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
Xamarin StudioXamarin StudioUser submitted
Flash Movie PlayerFlash Movie PlayerUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
Microsoft Visual Studio CodeMicrosoft Visual Studio CodeUser submitted
MonoDevelopMonoDevelopUser submitted
BluefishBluefishUser submitted
TimetableTimetableUser submitted
ZinjaIZinjaIUser submitted
Seclore FileSecureSeclore FileSecureUser submitted
Open WatcomOpen WatcomUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
SingularLogic Report ViewerSingularLogic Report ViewerUser submitted
CodeWright Programmer's Editing SystemCodeWright Programmer's Editing SystemUser submitted
Any Video Converter FreeAny Video Converter FreeUser submitted
Embarcadero RadPHP XE2Embarcadero RadPHP XE2User submitted
Microsoft Visual Studio .NETMicrosoft Visual Studio .NETUser submitted
Legend - Legacy Of The DragonsLegend - Legacy Of The DragonsUser submitted
FuturaFuturaUser submitted
Param_PCParam_PCUser submitted
SewWhat-Pro ApplicationSewWhat-Pro ApplicationUser submitted
progeCAD StandardprogeCAD StandardUser submitted
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Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!