The .mx file extension is related to Modula-3 programming language. The MX file stores information from linker.

There are 2 other file types using
the MX file extension!

empty - Matlab common matrix routines file

empty - MX Designer remote control file

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MX file extension - Modula-3 linker information

What is mx file? How to open mx files?

File type specification:

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The MX file extension is related to Modula-3, a a programming language conceived as a successor to an upgraded version of Modula-2. While it has been influential in research circles (influencing the designs of languages such as Java, C#, and Python) it has not been adopted widely in industry.

It was designed by Luca Cardelli, Jim Donahue, Mick Jordan, Bill Kalsow and Greg Nelson at the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) Systems Research Center (SRC) and Olivetti in the late 1980s.

Its design was heavily influenced by work on the Modula-2+ language in use at SRC at the time, which was the language in which the operating system for the DEC Firefly multiprocessor VAX workstation was written. As the revised Modula-3 Report states, the language was also influenced by other languages such as Mesa, Cedar, Object Pascal, Oberon and Euclid.

Help how to open MX files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension MX:

As far as we know, this .mx 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:

Modula 3 at Wikipedia

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