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Details of the .aux file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .aux file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .aux file?
  • What program do I need to open a .aux file?
  • How can the .aux file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .aux files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .aux?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .aux extension?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.aux file extension details

ArcGIS Auxilliary File

ArcGIS Auxilliary File .aux file icon
AUX file is an ArcGIS Auxilliary File. An auxiliary (AUX or AUX.XML) file accompanies the raster in the same location and stores any auxiliary information that cannot be stored in the raster file itself.
Category: GIS files
Application: ArcGIS
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
AUX aliases:
AUX related links:
AUX related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image

ArcInfo Band Sequential Image

ArcInfo ASCII Export

Geography Markup Language Document

MapInfo Table Document

FME Document

FME Feature Store

SIA dataMap GIS Export

Other types of files may also use the .aux file extension.

.aux file extension error

The .aux file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ahx, ux, ax, aus, auc, aix, wux, uax, auz, aud, au

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

AHX Encoded Audio
DirectShow Filter Plugin
Sun Audio File
Unreal Tournament Sound Package
Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Unicode Object Cache
XMetaL XML Configuration File
Command and Conquer Compressed Audio
Wii U Compressed Disc Image
AutoREALM Symbols
Ableton Live Authorization
open .aux file

Can't open a .aux file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .aux file association, check the FAQ.

.aux file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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