Files with arx extension can be mainly found as runtime extensions for Autodesk AutoCAD, a CAD and CAM software for Windows and Mac.

There is one other file type using
the ARX file extension!

arx file icon.arx - Artista Cross Stitch file

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Software that works with arx file extension

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ARX file extension - AutoCAD runtime extension

What is arx file? How to open arx files?

File type specification:

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

arx file icon: arx filetype icon

The arx file extension is related to AutoCAD, one of the leading 2D and 3D CAD programs, developed and marketed by Autodesk.

The arx file contains runtime extension, a form of the C++ programming language. 

These arx files are basically programs that add functions to AutoCAD.

They often contain the code for specific commands or groups of commands and are considered more sophisticated than ADS.

The default software associated to arx file type:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo AutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk AutoCAD is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets and extend design information to users outside the traditional CAD community. You can easily create industry-specific products that offer only the features, commands, menus, and design data that your customers require.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo AutoCAD for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD® for Mac® software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the Mac OS® X platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open ARX files:

These files can be most likely imported to AutoCAD.

How to convert file with extension ARX:

There is no way how to convert *.arx files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .arx file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open arx file, edit arx file, convert arx file, view arx file, play arx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the arx files.

  • Import arx file
  • Others arx file

Software that import arx file - AutoCAD runtime extension

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for import arx file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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