File Extension CXX

.CXX File

File extension: CXX
File type: (found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom)


Notes about the CXX 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 CXX file type is primarily associated with 'Unknown Apple II File'.

Detailed information for file extension CXX:


Primary association: Unknown Apple II File

Other applications associated with file type CXX:

  • Visual C++ (Source Code File) by Microsoft CorporationThe /Tc startup option specifies that the filename is a C source file, even if it doesnt have a .C extension. The /Tp option specifies that filename is a C++ source file, even if it doesnt have a .CPP or .CXX extension. .CXX is an old-style extension for C++ source files -- the Xs are supposed to represent plus signs turned 45 degrees.
  • Zortech (C++ Program)



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 .CXX

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: cppfile, FileType: C++ Source, AppName: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002
EXEFile: devenv.exe

ProgramID: cxxfile, FileType: CXX File, AppName: Microsoft (R) Developer Studio

ProgramID: cppfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe /dde

ProgramID: VisualStudio.cxx.8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe /dde %1

ProgramID: VCExpress.cxx.8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe /dde %1

ProgramID: CodeBlocks.cxx
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CodeBlocks\codeblocks.exe %1

ProgramID: VCExpress.cxx.8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe /dde

ProgramID: VisualStudio.cxx.9.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe

ProgramID: VCExpress.cxx.9.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\VCExpress.exe


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