Files with pdfx extension can be occasionally found as special  special subset of standard PDF document format introduced with the ISO 15929 and 15930 standards.

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PDFX file extension - PDF/X document

What is pdfx file? How to open pdfx files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension pdfx is occasionally associated with PDF file format (Portable Document Format) developed by Adobe, but its not an actual file extension. PDF/X is a subset of PDF, formalized in ISO 15929 and 15930 standards.

The default file extension used by PDF/X documents is PDF.

Updated: August 1, 2022

The default software associated to open pdfx file:

Adobe Acrobat icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Acrobat  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Acrobat is fully featured document solution that works with PDF format and is able of both opening and editing of existing PDF documents, or creating new ones from scratch. Acrobat DC is the last version after Acrobat XI. You can purchase it as standalone desktop software. 

Adobe Acrobat Reader icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Acrobat Reader  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (formerly Adobe Acrobat Reader or Reader X) is a PDF documents viewer-only software from Adobe.

Adobe Acrobat for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Acrobat for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Much like its Windows counterpart, the Mac version of Adobe Acrobat is software used view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in PDF document file format. Acrobat is available in three editions - Acrobat XI Pro, Acrobat XI Standard and Acrobat XI Suite as well as part of Creative Cloud.

Help how to open:

PDF is a very common document format and thus is supported by all productivity software. A free viewer from Adobe is also available to open pdf files, its unable to edit them though.

How to convert:

Conversion this file to another text/graphic file format is possible, but has some limitations based on content/security permissions in the document and features of application that you use to convert PDF documents into another file format.

Find conversions from pdfx file:

pdfx to pdf

pdfx to pdfa

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

Software that open pdfx file - PDF/X document

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

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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