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PEXE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pexe - PNaCl Executable

The PEXE application files are related to Google Chrome. PEXE file is a PNaCl Executable. Portable Native Client (PNaCl) extends that technology with architecture independence, letting developers compile their code once to run in any website and on any architecture. It is a sandboxing technology for running a subset of Intel x86, ARM or MIPS native code in a sandbox. It allows safely running native code from a web browser, independent of user operating system.

Google Chrome
Application files
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PNaCl Executable related extensions:
InstallShield Uninstall Script
FileMaker Pro Runtime Extension
CR10X EdLog Compiled Program
Avid Pro Tools Plugin
Autodesk AutoCAD Runtime Extension
Compiled Fast-Load AutoLISP

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

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

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

exe, pxe, pee, lexe, pex, pdxe

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Executable File
SciTE Data
Sage Estimating Data
ProBoard Executable
PXE Boot Image

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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