CAX file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cax - VCollab Pro 3D Model

The CAX document files are related to VCollab Pro. The CAX file is a VCollab Pro 3D Model. VCollab Pro is a scalable high performance visualization tool for creating, manipulating and viewing of large 3D CAD/CAM/CAE data.

VCollab Pro
Document files
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VCollab Pro 3D Model related extensions:
Aseprite Sprite Data
Mastercam 8 Document
QPainter Vector Graphic Data
ProxyDesigner Design
XXE Docbook Document
DrawPlus Animation

.cax - Amazon Lumberyard CAD Exchange Data

The CAX development files are related to Amazon Lumberyard. The CAX file is an Amazon Lumberyard CAD Exchange Data. Amazon Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform, 3D game engine that allows you to create high-quality games, connect your games to the compute and storage of the AWS Cloud.

Amazon Lumberyard
Development files
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Amazon Lumberyard CAD Exchange Data related extensions:
JCP Mobile Information Device Profile
CC5X C Compiler Function Call Structure
Data Definition Language File
Microsoft Visual Studio IntelliTrace Log
FinalBuilder Persistent Variables File
Adobe Captivate Commentable SWF

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

Can't open a .cax 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 .cax file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

acx, ax, ca, caa, cac, cad, cas, caz, cqx, cwx, cx, cxa, cxx, czx, dax

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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