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MAX file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.max - PaperPort Image

The MAX graphic files are related to PaperPort. 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.

Graphic files
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PaperPort Image related extensions:
PaperPort Slideshow Data
PaperPort Search Data
PaperPort Annotation Data
PaperPort Data
PaperPort Thumbnail Cache

.max - Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene

The MAX document files are related to Autodesk 3D Studio MAX. MAX file is an Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene. 3D Studio is a 3D graphics modeling and rendering program.

Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Document files
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Autodesk 3D Studio Max Scene related extensions:
WISCO Word Power Sudoku Puzzle
Lotus Improv Spreadsheet
X-Stitch Studio Design
FormDocs Document
PCStitch Pro Design Document
FormDocs Template

.max - Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image

The MAX graphic files are related to Recoil. 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.

Graphic files
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Atari 8-bit XL-Paint MAX Image related extensions:
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Commodore 64 SEUCK Sprite Image
Atari 8-bit Anime 4ever Image
Commodore Amiga AMOS Bitmap
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
Commodore 64 AFLI-editor Image

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

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

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

amx, ax, kax, lax, ma, maa, mac, mad, mas, maz, mqx, mwx, mx, mxx, mzx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

DirectShow Filter Plugin
MMANA Antenna Data
AnetHelpTool JavaHelp Viewer File
SmartWare Macro File
Modula-3 Linker Information
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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