MEX file format description
Many people share .mex files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mex file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mex files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.mex - MATLAB Executable
The MEX development files are related to MATLAB. 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.
- Development files
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- mexsg, mexw32, mexw64
- MATLAB Executable related extensions:
.mex - Macro Express Macro File
The MEX data files are related to Macro Express. 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.
- Macro Express
- Data files
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- Macro Express Macro File related extensions:
.mex - MAXQDA Exchange Data
The MEX data files are related to MAXQDA. MEX file is a MAXQDA Exchange Data. MAXQDA is a software package for qualitative and mixed methods research.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .mex file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mex files. Be especially cautious with .mex files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .mex 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .mex file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
emx, ex, hex, jex, kex, lex, m3x, mdx, me, mea, mec, med, mes, mez, mfx
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Macro Express Playable Macro
- RealFlight Model File
- OctaMED Music Module
- Max Windows 32-bit External Object
- Multidimensional Expressions Script
- KEDIT Macro File
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