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Details of the .max file extension

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

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

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

.max file extension details

PaperPort Image

PaperPort Image .max file icon
MAX file is a PaperPort Image. PaperPort software saves scanned images in its own proprietary format with an MAX extension. Generally, this type of file can only be read by PaperPort.
Category: Graphic files
Application: PaperPort
Mime-type: application/x-paperport
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MAX aliases:
MAX related links:
MAX related extensions:
Windows Bitmap Image

CorelDraw Drawing

Windows Custom Cursor

Desktop Color Separation Image

Multipage PCX Image

Micrografx Designer Drawing

Windows Metafile

G3 FAX Image

Genuine Fractals Image FIF

FlashPix Image

.max file extension details

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene .max file icon
MAX file is an Autodesk 3D Studio Max Sceney. 3D Studio is a 3D graphics modeling and rendering program.
MAX format description not yet available
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MAX aliases:
MAX related links:
MAX related extensions:
Lightwave Object

Caligari TrueSpace Scene

Virtual Reality World

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

Rhino 3D Model

ArchiCAD 3D Model

Gzip Compressed WRL File

O2C 3D Model

Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data

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

.max file converters

.max converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .max files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .max file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs
.max file extension error

The .max file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mx, amx, maa, ax, ma, mzx, mwx, mas, mac, maz, lax, kax, mad, mqx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Mathematica Serialized Package
Adobe Motion Exchange Video
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene
AMX Mod Plugin
MMANA Antenna Data
DirectShow Filter Plugin
Mathematica ASCII File
Autodesk Mapguide Map XML
MegaZeux World
Lotus Freelance Graphics Smartmaster File
open .max file

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

.max 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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