File Extension AX

.AX File

File extension: AX
File type: MPEG-4 DVD Filter
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Notes about the AX file extension:



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The AX file type is primarily associated with 'MPEG-4 DVD Filter'. Multimedia codec; some filters work with Windows Media Player. Video files are usually compressed to save space. Some are converted into an unknown video format, so a filter (.AX file) tells the computer how to read the specific compression method.

Detailed information for file extension AX:


Primary association: MPEG-4 DVD Filter

Other applications associated with file type AX:

  • ATI DA Interface Handler by ATI Technologies Inc.Usually found as \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ATIVDAXX.AX. Related links: DriverGuide.com Driver Catalog
  • DirectShow (Filter) by Microsoft CorporationDirectShow (sometimes abbreviated as DS or DShow), codename Quartz, is a multimedia framework and API produced by Microsoft for software developers to perform various operations with media files or streams. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 4D 5A 90 00 03 00 00 00 04 00 00 00 FF FF 00 00 B8 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 40 , ASCII: MZ @ Related links: Wikipedia DirectShow Page
  • Modula-3 Linker Information for Libraries
  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AX

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: WMAFile, FileType: Windows Media Audio file, AppName: Windows Media Player
EXEFile: wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: WAXFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: RealPlayer.RAX.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Paper.Document
EXEFile: C:\PAPRPORT\PAPRPORT.EXE %1

ProgramID: Paper.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\scansoft\paperport\pppagevw.exe %1

ProgramID: FView.fax
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FreshDevices\FreshView\fview.exe %1

ProgramID: axfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Restorator 2004\Restorator.exe %1

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:5 /Open

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .AX

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type decart/data magnus-internal/aaApplix Anywhere Filemagnus-internal/aaDivX MPEG-4 DVD Filter File EASY5 Text File EMT Thresholds File Found in Multiple GNU/Linux Packages Found in Some FreeBSD/NetBSD Packages

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