Files with pax extension are used by the PAF software. They include some various internal data.

There are 3 other file types using
the PAX file extension!

empty icon.pax - PAX archive

empty icon.pax - PickAx secure graphic file

empty icon.pax - VCOMP lossless compressed general purpose data file

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Software that open pax file

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PAX file extension - Personal Ancestral File data file

What is pax file? How to open pax files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The pax file extension is associated with the PAF (Personal Ancestral File) genealogy and family history program for Windows. The .pax file stores various data used for internal purposes of the PAF.

The default software associated to open pax file:

PAF picture or screenshot

PAF  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Personal Ancestral File (PAF) was a free genealogy and family history program used to quickly and easily collect, organize and share your family history and genealogy information. It is now part of Family Search.

Help how to open:

It is not possible to open the pax extension files.

How to convert:

The pax extension file is not convertable format.

Related links:

Mormon Family Search Site

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pax file - Personal Ancestral File data file

Click on the software link for more information about PAF. PAF uses pax 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:

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