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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?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

.pax file extension details

PickAx Encrypted Image

PickAx Encrypted Image .pax file icon
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 format description not yet available
Category: Graphic files
Application: PickAx
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PAX aliases:
PAX related links:
PAX related extensions:
Portable Network Graphics Image

CryptaPix Encrypted Image

.pax file extension details

PAX Archive

PAX Archive .pax file icon
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.
Category: Archive files
Application: WinTAR
Mime-type: application/x-pax
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PAX aliases:
PAX related links:
PAX related extensions:
LH ARC Compressed Archive

ARJ Compressed Archive

Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File

LH ARC Archive

Tape Archive

Gzipped Tape Archive

Compressed File

WinRAR Archive

7-Zip Archive

BZip Compressed Data

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

.pax file converters

.pax converters

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:

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

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:

apx, pac, px, pwx, pas, ax, pxa, paa, lax, pa, paz, pad, pxx, pqx, pzx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Ability Photopaint Image
WebSuite Compiled Active Page
Proxy Auto-Config File
Atari Stad Compressed Bitmap
SBStudio II Song Package
PowerAgent Exported Workout
Paradox Primary Index File
FreePascal Source Code
DirectShow Filter Plugin
AnetHelpTool JavaHelp Viewer File
open .pax file

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:

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.

.pax 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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