MXP File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MXP file?

Files with the .mxp extension are most commonly associated with Adobe Creative Suite. The MXP files contain add-ons that are used to add features and functions to the software. They commonly contain new menus and toolbars that enhance the software features. These files can be managed using the program's extension manager.

The .mxp file extension is also used for ArcReader published map files and 3-matic project files.

How to open MXP 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 MXP for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MXP openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension MXP

While we know of one file format using the .MXP file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .MXP file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Macromedia Extension ManagerMacromedia Extension ManagerUser submitted
MasterCookMasterCookUser submitted
Cook'nCook'nUser submitted
Adobe Extension Manager CCAdobe Extension Manager CCUser submitted
SolidMXSolidMXUser submitted
ICAD/MX-HBICAD/MX-HBUser submitted
MathConnexMathConnexUser submitted
MultiExtractorMultiExtractorUser submitted
MultiExtractor ApplicationMultiExtractor ApplicationUser submitted
Beeson Consulting mathpertBeeson Consulting mathpertUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MXP-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with MXP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!