BASEX file format description

Many people share .basex files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .basex file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .basex files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.basex - BaseX Data

The BASEX development files are related to BaseX. The BASEX file is a BaseX Data. BaseX is a robust, high-performance XML database engine and a highly compliant XQuery 3.1 processor with full support of the W3C Update and Full Text extensions.

Development files
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BaseX Data related extensions:
XQuery Language Source Code
XQuery Update Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .basex file extension. Even harmful programs can create .basex files. Be especially cautious with .basex files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .basex file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .basex file extension is often given incorrectly!

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BioArray Software Environment Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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