Details of the .pax file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .pax file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .pax file?
- What program do I need to open a .pax file?
- How can the .pax file be opened, edited or printed?
- Where can I find the specifications for .pax?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .pax extension?
- How can I convert .pax files to another format?
- What are other, similar filename extensions to .pax?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
PickAx Encrypted Image
PAX file is a PickAx Encrypted Image. The PAX format provides lossless compression of images by using technology similar to that used in PNG files. This means that the image files will be small but without loss of image detail. Security is provided by the well-known and trusted Blowfish encryption algorithm.
PAX file is a PAX Archive. PAX (Portable Archive eXchange) is an attempt to have a standardized archiver that has the best features of the classic big two (TAR and CPIO) combined, while being able to work on all common archive types.
Other types of files may also use the .pax file extension.
The following softwares are capable of converting .pax files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .pax file can be converted into one of the following formats:
The .pax file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .pax 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:
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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 .pax 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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