Files with dxa extension can be found as old multimedia (mainly video) files in the DXA video used on Amiga and Macintosh computers.

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DXA file extension - DXA video format

What is dxa file? How to open dxa files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The dxa file extension is used for format used for videos in the Amiga and Macintosh versions of the Feeble Files.

It is basically ZLIB compressed video frames, using wav format for audio.

The Macintosh version is using the Microsoft ADPCM format for the audio instead.

This dxa file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open DXA files:

There once existed a program called Feeble that could playback these files, but nowadays is very hard to come by.

How to convert file with extension DXA:

As far as we know, this .dxa 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:

DXA at Multimedia WIKI

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