There are 3 other file types using
the PAX file extension!

pax file icon.pax - Personal Ancestral File data file

pax file icon.pax - PAX archive file

pax file icon.pax - VCOMP lossless compressed general purpose data file

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Software that works with pax file extension

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PAX file extension - PickAx secure graphic file

What is pax file? How to open pax files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The PAX file extension is associated with the PickAx. 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.

The default software associated to pax file type:

PickAx  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Smaller Animals Software, Inc.

PickAx is an older image viewer and converter for the most basic fgraphics ile types.

Help how to open PAX files:

Use PickAx to open .pax secure graphic files.

How to convert file with extension PAX:

As far as we know, this .pax 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 software applications associated to the .pax 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 pax file, edit pax file, convert pax file, view pax file, play pax 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 pax files.

  • View pax file
  • Export pax file
  • Print pax file

pax file viewer - programs that view pax file - PickAx secure graphic file

Click on the link to get more information about PickAx for view pax file action.

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