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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.

4 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:
MATLAB AutoSave File
MATLAB MAT5 Format Data
MATLAB Component Technology File
MATLAB File Installation Key

.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:
LUX Variables Data
RegCleaner Language File
NxSeq Long Mate Pair Library Kit Saved Parameters
Living Actor Data File
Lizard Safeguard PDF Security License File
Lode Data DA Network

.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.

Data files
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MAXQDA Exchange Data related extensions:
MAXQDA Saved Formula
MAXQDA 1 Project
MAXQDA 2 Project
MAXQDA 2007 Project
MAXQDA 10 Project
MAXQDA 11 Project

.mex - Corel WordPerfect ME Expound Data

The MEX data files are related to Corel WordPerfect. MEX file is a Corel WordPerfect ME Expound Data. Corel WordPerfect is a word processing application.

Corel WordPerfect
Data files
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Corel WordPerfect ME Expound Data related extensions:
FractInt Fractal Graphic Data
CATIA Catalog Data
MicroSim PCBoard Attributes Report
UltraEdit Keylist Data
ScreenCam Script
CATIA Model Data

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.

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:

SpectraMagic NX Data
KEDIT Macro File
FactoryTalk View Studio Development Application
Multidimensional Expressions Script
Adobe InDesign Proximity Dictionary
FactoryTalk View Studio Project Backup

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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