Files with cxx file extension can be most often encountered as source codes formatted and saved using the C++ language.

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CXX file extension - C++ main source code file format

What is cxx file? How to open cxx files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

cxx file icon: cxx filetype icon

The cxx file extension is most likely best known for its use in C++ programming language.

The .cxx file represents the main source code files written in the C++ programming language. It may be a standalone program or one of many files referenced within the programming project.

It appears that cxx files are pretty much the same as .cpp files, which are more common.

The default software associated to open cxx file:

CodeWarrior Development Studio picture or screenshot

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. logoCodeWarrior Development Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

CodeWarrior Development Studio is integrated development environment for programming languages, such as C, C++, Assembly language, Pascal, Object Pascal, Objective-C, and Java.

Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers icon

The Eclipse Foundation logoEclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers is integrated development environment for building applications in C/C++ programming language. It is including an editor (with syntax highlighting, and code completion), launcher, debugger, search engine and makefile generator.

C++ Builder icon

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. logoC++ Builder  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

C++ Builder the leading RAD C++ IDE, revolutionizes C++ development with full API support for Windows Vista.

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

The .cxx files can be viewed with any text editor, but most software development programs will display the text with helpful syntax highlighting.

How to convert:

Unless some sort of parser exists for .cxx files, there is most likely no way to convert cxx files to anything else.

Find conversions from cxx file:

cxx to js

Find converter to cxx file type:

c to cxx

List of software applications associated to the .cxx file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open cxx file, edit cxx file, convert cxx file, view cxx file, play cxx 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 cxx files.

Software that open cxx file - C++ main source code file format

Programs supporting the exension cxx on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open cxx file action.

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