MXF File Type- The quick facts
What are MXF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MXF 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 MXF file?
MXF files have multiple uses, and Material Exchange Format Video is one of them.
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 3 MXF openers that are compatible with this specific type of MXF file.
Programs that open Material Exchange Format Video files
Last updated: June 29, 2022
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 extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
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.
More file formats using the MXF extension
Through our research of MXF files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
- Maxis SimCity Font
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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