The aux file extension is associated with the ERDAS and used for its geospatial auxiliary data.

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

empty icon.aux - TeX/LaTeX auxiliary references

empty icon.aux - MegaHAL file

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AUX file extension - ERDAS geospatial auxiliary file

What is aux file? How to open aux files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The aux file extension is also used in applications developed by ERDAS for auxiliary files.

An auxiliary file is a file that accompanies the raster in the same location and stores any auxiliary information that cannot be stored in the raster file itself.

Might also be used by ESRI.

The default software associated to aux file type:

ERDAS IMAGINE picture or screenshot

ERDAS, Inc. logoERDAS IMAGINE  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

ERDAS IMAGINE is the world’s leading geospatial data authoring software. ERDAS IMAGINE performs advanced remote sensing analysis and spatial modeling to create new information. In addition, with ERDAS IMAGINE, you can visualize your results in 2D, 3D, movies, and on cartographic quality map compositions.

LPS picture or screenshot

ERDAS, Inc. logoLPS  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

LPS is an integrated suite of photogrammetry software tools for generating terrain models, producing orthophotos and extracting 3D features.

Help how to open AUX files:

The best way to handle GIS files is to use their native software. If you do not have access to it, look for some 3rd party alternatives with broad format support or perhaps a converter that would allow you to export the data to some interchange format.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open GIS, GPS or map files

How to convert file with extension AUX:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .aux file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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).

  • Others aux file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with aux file - ERDAS geospatial auxiliary file

Click on the software link for more information about ERDAS IMAGINE. ERDAS IMAGINE 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:

Main software associated with aux file by default:
Other suggested software:
ArcInfo small icon ArcInfo

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