The pax file extension is related to PAX archiving utility. The pax file stores archive.
There are 3 other file types using
the PAX file extension!
.pax - Personal Ancestral File data file
.pax - PickAx secure graphic file
.pax - VCOMP lossless compressed general purpose data file
Software that works with pax file extension
PAX file extension - PAX archive file
What is pax file? How to open pax files?
File type specification:
The pax file extension is used by PAX, an archiving utility developed by POSIX with aim to create interchange format between TAR and CPIO.
But default the program creates tar archives, however they sometimes can be renamed to PAX.
The default software associated to pax file type:
Company or developer:
A free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.
It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.
Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pax file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open pax file, edit pax file, convert pax file, view pax file, play pax file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Extract pax file