What are DAX files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DAX 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 DAX file?
DAX files have multiple uses, and DAKX Compressed Audio is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
DAKX Compressed Audio File
DAKX audio compression uses the power of reversible compression to shrink digital data streams into smaller DAX files. By maximizing the efficiency of data transfer, users can benefit from quality sound with minimal bandwidth consumption.
How to open DAX files
Important: Different programs may use files with the DAX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DAX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested two different DAX openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 28, 2023
All known file formats using extension .DAX
While DAKX Compressed Audio File is a popular type of DAX-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .DAX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
DAX Compressed CD Image
We know that one DAX format is DAX Compressed CD Image. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
We know that one DAX format is OrangeCD Theme. 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 DAX files. Remember, different programs may use DAX 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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