File Extension APX

.APX File

File extension: APX
File type: Photopaint Image


Notes about the APX file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The APX file type is primarily associated with 'Ability Office' by Ability Software. This extension is often captured by Graphics Converter Pro (GRAPHICSCONVERTER.EXE).

Detailed information for file extension APX:


Primary association: Ability Office
Company: Ability Software
File classification: Graphic
Program ID: GraphicsConverterPro.apx
Related links: XnView

Other applications associated with file type APX:

  • Approach (Paradox-specific Information File) by IBMThis was a Lotus product. Lotus was bought out by IBM.
  • ArcPad (Ver/ 6 XML File)
  • C++ (Appexpert Database) by Borland Software Corporation
  • TheTomb Browser (APX Webfile) by ApoltixNormal HTML-file with extra functions like binary-to-text-converter. I've left the company link just in case but this project seems to have been dropped. This association is classified as Source Code. The Mime types used with this association are: text/html.



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .APX

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AbilityPhotopaint.PhotoPaintFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ABILIT~1\mxpaint.exe %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: AbilityPhotopaint.PhotoPaintFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ABILIT~1\abpaint.exe


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