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Details of the .mxf file extension

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

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

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.mxf file extension details

Material eXchange Format

Material eXchange Format .mxf file icon
MXF file is a Material eXchange Format file. The Material eXchange Format is an open file format, aimed at the interchange of AV material along with associated data and metadata.
Category: Video files
Application: Sony Vegas
Mime-type: application/mxf
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MXF aliases:
MXF related links:
MXF related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Autodesk Animator FLIC File

QuickTime Movie

Mpeg Video

Multimedia Viewer Book

RealMedia File

Mpeg-4 Video Container

3GP Video File

Advanced Systems Format Media

Digital Video

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

.mxf file extension error

The .mxf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

msf, xmf, maf, lxf, mzf, mxg, mxd, mfx, mdf, mf, mxv, mcf, hxf, mx, kxf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Mozilla Mail Folder Summary Data
Altera Mask Settings File
Extensible Music Format File
GameJack Disk Image Data
IMVU 3D Model
Miranda IM Skin
Microsoft Access Form
LEGO Digital Designer Model
Compressed LEN Exchange Format File
MediaZip Compressed Archive
open .mxf file

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

.mxf 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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