An aux file extension is related to the TeX/LaTeX auxiliary references file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the AUX file extension!

aux file icon.aux - MegaHAL file

aux file icon.aux - ERDAS geospatial auxiliary file

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AUX file extension - TeX/LaTeX auxiliary references

What is aux file? How to open aux files?

The aux file extension is mainly related to the TeX/Latex typesetting language. An *.aux file contains auxiliary references.

Instead of visually formatting your text, you enter your manuscript text intertwined with TeX commands in a plain text file. You then run TeX to produce formatted output, such as a PDF file.

Thus, in contrast to standard word processors, your document is a separate file that does not pretend to be a representation of the final typeset output, and so can be easily edited and manipulated.

The default software associated to aux file type:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  LaTeX Project Development Team

LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It is used to create medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

Help how to open AUX files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension AUX:

As far as we know, this .aux file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .aux 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 aux file, edit aux file, convert aux file, view aux file, play aux file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with aux file - TeX/LaTeX auxiliary references

Click on the software link for more information about LaTeX. LaTeX uses aux file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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