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Details of extension .mex

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

MATLAB Executable

MEX file is a MATLAB Executable. MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran. MEX-files are dynamically linked subroutines produced from C or Fortran source code that, when compiled, can be run from within MATLAB in the same way as MATLAB M-files or built-in functions.
Category: Development files
Application: MATLAB
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/matlab-mex
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
mexsg, mexw32, mexw64
Related extensions:
Simulink Model
MATLAB Compiled Program
MATLAB AutoSave File
MATLAB Shared Library
MATLAB Component Technology File
Macro Express Macro File .mex file icon

Macro Express Macro File

MEX file is a Macro Express Macro File. Macro Express is a Windows automation macro utility, with Macro Express, you can record, edit and play back mouse and keyboard macros.
Category: Data files
Application: Macro Express
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Macro Express Playable Macro
MAXQDA Exchange Data .mex file icon

MAXQDA Exchange Data

MEX file is a MAXQDA Exchange Data. MAXQDA is a software package for qualitative and mixed methods research.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: MAXQDA
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
MAXQDA 1 Project
MAXQDA 2 Project
MAXQDA 2007 Project
MAXQDA Saved Formula
MAXQDA Saved Search

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .mex filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mx (1), emx (1), msx (1), mfx (1), mes (1), mec (1), mdx (1), lex (1), jex (1), mxe (1), ex (1), mwx (1), mrx (1), mez (1), med (1)

Can't open a .mex file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mex

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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