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Details of extension .crx

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .crx file?
  • Which program can create the .crx file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .crx format?
  • What can convert .crx files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .crx extension?
Chrome Extension .crx file icon

Chrome Extension

CRX file is a Chrome Extension. Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. CRX files are ZIP files with a special header and the .crx file extension.
Category: Archive files
Application: Google Chrome
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-chrome-extension
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Google Chrome Dictionary

Other types of files may also use the .crx file extension. If you have helpful information about .crx extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Visual ReportX Data
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DaVinci Resolve eXchange File
CRiSP Macro File
Picasa Collage Data
CyberTracker Exported Data
Microsoft Expression Encoder Media Profile
ChemDraw Exchange Document

The .crx filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

vrx (1), cdx (1), rx (1), frx (1), cxr (1), ctx (1), crs (1), crc (1), cgx (1), xrx (1), cex (1), srx (1), rcx (1), drx (1), cx (1)

Can't open a .crx file?

If you want to open a .crx file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .crx association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.crx

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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