There are 7 other file types using
the CDX file extension!

cdx file icon.cdx - Active Server document

cdx file icon.cdx - CorelDRAW compressed drawing

cdx file icon.cdx - NovaBACKUP backup database index

cdx file icon.cdx - Alpha Five table index

cdx file icon.cdx - ChemDraw chemical structure exchange file

cdx file icon.cdx - MicroStation cell library index file

cdx file icon.cdx - ConceptDraw PRO XML document file

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CDX file extension - Database compound index file

What is cdx file? How to open cdx files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

Many database applications used cdx file as common file extension for database index file. When the index file is deleted (for example is corrupted), database engine reindex database and create new index cdx file. All compound indexes are compact indexes.

The cdx, mdx, ndx, ntx index files only contain and maintain pointers to records in the database table (dbf file) and is organized according to the index key values.

An index file is separate from but associated with a dbf file. So, you should open a dbf file firstly and then associated index file(s) if needed.

The default software associated to cdx file type:

Visual FoxPro icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Visual FoxPro  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual FoxPro is set of tools that is used to create database applications, desktop applications and web applications. Visual FoxPro uses own proprietary data centric object oriented and procedural programming language. Visual FoxPro is available for Microsoft Windows.

Help how to open CDX files:

Use FoxPro or some dbf database management tools or viewers to open a dbf database together with *.cdx index files.

How to convert file with extension CDX:

As far as we know, this .cdx 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.

Related links:

Compound index file structure

List of software applications associated to the .cdx 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 cdx file, edit cdx file, convert cdx file, view cdx file, play cdx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 cdx files.

  • Create cdx file
  • Others cdx file

Programs that can create cdx file - Database compound index file

Click on the link to get more information about Visual FoxPro for create cdx file action.

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