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Informations about the MEX filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .mex filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .mex file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.mex - MATLAB Executable

The MEX file is a Development file, which is connected to the MATLAB Executable according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the MATLAB Executable (.mex) files can be opened or converted with the help of MATLAB.

Format description:
MEX format
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
MATLAB AutoSave File
MATLAB Component Technology File

.mex - Macro Express Macro File

The MEX file is a Data file, which is connected to the Macro Express Macro File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Macro Express Macro File (.mex) files can be opened or converted with the help of Macro Express.

Format description:
MEX format
Macro Express
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Macro Express Playable Macro

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .mex file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .mex extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .mex files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .mex file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .mex file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .mex file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .mex file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .mex extension

The .mex filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .mex files.

mwx, emx, mrx, mez, med, mea, mdx, lex, nex, jex, mx, ex, msx, mfx, mes

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .mex file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .mex extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

eMusic Download File
FactoryTalk View Studio Development Application
dBASE IV Multiple Index
NeuroExplorer Data
RealFlight Model File
MSX Disk Image

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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