The ZIX file extension is related to the Caml Light programming language. The *.zix file stores some kind of debugging data.

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

zix file icon.zix - Quicken encrypted data file

zix file icon.zix - WinZix compressed archive

zix file icon.zix - ZixCorp encrypted file

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ZIX file extension - Caml Light debugger file

What is zix file? How to open zix files?

File type specification:

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The ZIX file extension is also used by less known program called Caml Light and used for debugging purposes. Caml is a general-purpose programming language, designed with program safety and reliability in mind. Its variation Caml Light, developed in the early 1990s, is still in use today, especially in education.

Caml Light is a lightweight, portable implementation of the Caml language. that runs on most Unix machines, as well as PC under Microsoft Windows. Because of its stable status, it is actively used in education. 

Caml Light .zix files provide access to module local variables to the debugger.

This ZIX format is in no way related to WinZix adware and its archives that use ZIX file extension as well.

The default software associated to zix file type:

Caml Light  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  The Caml Team

Caml Light is a lightweight, portable implementation of the Caml language. that runs on most Unix machines, as well as in Windows. It is still actively used in education. Seems a little outdated, yet still available.

Help how to open ZIX files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert file with extension ZIX:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .zix file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open zix file, edit zix file, convert zix file, view zix file, play zix file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others zix file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with zix file - Caml Light debugger file

Click on the software link for more information about Caml Light. Caml Light uses zix 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.).

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