What are MXF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MXF 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 MXF files.
What is a MXF file?
MXF files have multiple uses, and Material Exchange Format Video is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Material Exchange Format Video File
MXF is an acronym for Material Exchange Format, a file format designed by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. MXF files are often referred to as the digital equivalent of videotapes.
These files contain video and audio data as well as other data bitstreams. They are created by digital video recorders, cameras, and computers.
The MXF file format is a container format, and MXF files can be converted into other video formats if needed.
How to open MXF files
We have identified three MXF openers that are compatible with this specific type of MXF file.
Programs that open Material Exchange Format Video files
Last updated: September 22, 2023
All known file formats using extension .MXF
While Material Exchange Format Video File is a popular type of MXF-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .MXF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Maxis SimCity Font
We know that one MXF format is Maxis SimCity Font. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different MXF openers which you will find listed below.
Picasa Movie Project
We know that one MXF format is Picasa Movie Project. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
MXF opener for Windows
We have identified one MXF opener that is compatible with this specific type of MXF file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MXF files. Remember, different programs may use MXF 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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