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

empty icon.mix - Power C object

empty icon.mix - Command & Conquer game file

empty icon.mix - Don Knuth's MMIX emulator file

empty icon.mix - Project Dogwaffle mixing palette

empty icon.mix - 3ds Max motion mixer data

empty icon.mix - MotoGP game data

empty icon.mix - VentaFax voice message data

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MIX file extension - Microsoft PhotoDraw image

What is mix file? How to open mix files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The mix file extension was in the past used for Microsoft's proprietary image format used in its Microsoft PhotoDraw and Picture It! products. Both of these programs are no longer supported.

The mix file is the default image file saved by these programs.

MIME types:

This mix 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.

Updated: May 28, 2021

The default software associated to open mix file:

Microsoft PhotoDraw picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft PhotoDraw  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft PhotoDraw is photo editing and vector drawing tool released in 1999. It is discontinued and unsupported product.

Microsoft Picture It! picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Picture It!  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A discontinued photo editing application from Microsoft. Picture It! was geared to make digital imaging easy for consumers. It was the first consumer imaging program to enable sprite creation, leveraging alpha masking.

Help how to open:

Only Microsoft PhotoDraw or Picture It! are able to properly open *.mix images, but perhaps other programs may support this file type as well.

How to convert:

MIX format can probably be saved to another image format like JPEG via any of the program that still support this old format.

Find conversions from mix file:

mix to jpeg

mix to jpg

mix to png

mix to tif

mix to tiff

List of software applications associated to the .mix 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 mix file, edit mix file, convert mix file, view mix file, play mix 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 mix files.

Software that open mix file - Microsoft PhotoDraw image

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mix file by default:
Microsoft PhotoDraw
Microsoft Picture It!

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