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Details of extension .max

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

PaperPort Image

MAX file is a PaperPort Image. PaperPort software saves scanned images in its own proprietary format with an MAX extension. Generally, this type of file can only be read by PaperPort.
Category: Graphic files
Application: PaperPort
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-paperport
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Windows Bitmap Image
CorelDraw Drawing
Windows Custom Cursor
Desktop Color Separation Image
Multipage PCX Image
Micrografx Designer Drawing
Windows Metafile
G3 FAX Image
Genuine Fractals Image FIF
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene .max file icon

Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene

MAX file is an Autodesk 3D Studio Max Sceney. 3D Studio is a 3D graphics modeling and rendering program.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object
Caligari TrueSpace Scene
Virtual Reality World
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model
Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image .max file icon

Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image

MAX file is an Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image. The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: Recoil
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Commodore Amiga Sliced HAM Image
Commodore Amiga TVPaint Image
Commodore Amiga TurboSilver Image
Atari Falcon Prism Paint Image
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
SAM Coupe Bitmap Image
ZX Spectrum Multicolor Image
ZX Spectrum MultiArtist Image
Commodore Amiga Multi-palette Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Hover! Maze File
Adobe Motion Exchange Video
UltraEdit Macro
MegaZeux World
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene
Mazatrol Program
AMX Mod Plugin
IAR System C-SPY Macro Definition Data
Moxy Portfolio Information Data

The .max filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

nax (1), amx (1), mxx (1), mwx (1), maz (1), mad (1), maa (1), lax (1), jax (1), ax (1), mzx (1), mx (1), mqx (1), mas (1), mac (1)

Can't open a .max file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.max

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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