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CXX file extension

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

  • What is the .cxx file?
  • What program do I need to open a .cxx file?
  • How can the .cxx file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .cxx files to another format?

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

✅ C++ Source Code

C++ Source Code .c++ file icon
C++ file is a C++ Source Code. C++ is a general-purpose programming language. It is a statically-typed free-form multi-paradigm language supporting procedural programming, data abstraction, object-oriented programming, and generic programming.
Category: Development files
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
C++ aliases:
cc, cplusplus, cpp, cxx
C++ related links:
C++ related extensions:
Assembly Source Code

C Source Code

Visual C++ Dialog

Fortran Source Code

C Header File

Microsoft Visual Studio Workspace Options

Pascal/Delphi Source Code

Visual C# .NET Class

Visual Studio Resource Script


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

🚫 The .cxx file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cax, ccx, cdx, csx, cx, cxa, cxc, cxd, cxs, cxz, czx, dxx, sxx, vxx, xx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Microsoft Windows IOsubsys Driver
ConciseXML Format Data
Visual C# Script

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

🔴 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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