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Details of the .crx file extension

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

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

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

.crx file extension details

Chrome Extension

Chrome Extension .crx file icon
CRX file is a Chrome Extension. Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. CRX files are ZIP files with a special header and the .crx file extension.
Category: Archive files
Application: Google Chrome
Mime-type: application/x-chrome-extension
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CRX aliases:
CRX related links:
CRX related extensions:
Google Chrome Dictionary

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

.crx file extension error

The .crx file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cr, frx, cfx, vrx, cdx, crs, srx, crd, cxr, ctx, drx, cx, crz, crc, cex

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

CRiSP Macro File
Picasa Collage Data
CFX Case File
Visual FoxPro Report
Lucene 2 Compound File
CorelDraw Compressed Drawing
Visual ReportX Data
ChemDraw Exchange Document
dBASE Compound Index
Alpha Five Table Index
open .crx file

Can't open a .crx 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 .crx file association, check the FAQ.

.crx 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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