CXE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cxe - Common XML Envelope Data

The CXE data files are related to Notepad. The CXE file is a Common XML Envelope Data.

Data files
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Common XML Envelope Data related extensions:
Notepad++ Data
NASA Ames Data Exchange
Android Related Readme
Nimbus 7 SAMS APRIORI Data
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message
BBS Directory List

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

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

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

cae, cce, cde, ce, cex, cse, cx, cx3, cxd, cxf, cxr, cxs, cze, dxe, fxe

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Autodesk AutoCAD Data Extraction Template

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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