An fx file extension is related to the DirectX D3DXEffect object files.

There are 4 other file types using
the FX file extension!

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FX file extension - DirectX D3DXEffect object

What is fx file? How to open fx files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The fx file extension is associated with the DirectX API developed by Microsoft for Windows operating system.

The fx file is used to store D3DXEffect object data for Direct3D.

Direct3D is used to render three dimensional graphics in applications where performance is important, such as games.

The default software associated to open fx file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

DirectX icon

Microsoft Corporation logoDirectX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft DirectX is set of application interfaces for Microsoft Windows used by multimedia applications, games and videos. It contains DirectDraw, Direct3D, Direct2D, DirectSound, DirectMusic, DirectInput and other components. The DirectX standard is supported by a wide variety of consumer and workstation-class graphics software and hardware solutions.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.fx files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be exported to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .fx 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 fx file, edit fx file, convert fx file, view fx file, play fx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with fx file - DirectX D3DXEffect object

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses fx 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 fx file by default:
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DirectX small icon DirectX

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