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PAX File Extension

PAX file extension is created by POSIX, also known as PAX Archive. PAX has been classified as Compressed Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open PAX files in pax program.

PAX Archive File Type

PAX Archive File Type
Extension .pax
Developer POSIX
Popularity 4.0 (42 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program pax
Category Compressed Files
Format Binary
Updated 5/1/2024

What is a PAX File Type?

The format quot, pax &, quot, l'is sometimes used as an alternative to .TAR and .CPIO formats, as there have been differences between the two formats that have evolved over time. In this way l' utility pax can manage transparently both formats while l' extension of file stays neutral.

The ".pax" extension n' not commonly used. Instead, the archives used by pax usually keep their original extensions such as quot, quot, quot, quot, quot, quot, quot, etc. By default creates archives in ustar format.

Free online PAX Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .PAX (PAX Archive) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to PAX, merge, split and compare the PAX files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

PAX Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the PAX Archive .PAX File Extensions while opening the .PAX files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open PAX Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for PAX Archive on your system such as pax.
  2. Associate default Pax pax program for *.pax (PAX Archive) files.

    Associate PAX Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.PAX (e.g example.pax) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Pax pax program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .pax files.

    Associate PAX Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.PAX (e.g example.pax) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Pax pax program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .pax extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related PAX File Extensions

PAX default file extension is .PAX and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for PAX File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the PAX files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open PAX File on Windows

Software License Developer
Igor Pavlov 7-Zip image. Igor Pavlov 7-Zip 16 for Windows Open Source 7-Zip

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PAX File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Apple Archive Utility image. Apple Archive Utility 10 for MacOs Bundled Apple
Incredible Bee Archiver image. Incredible Bee Archiver 2 for MacOs Commercial Incredible Bee
pax image. pax 000 for MacOs Included with OS pax
Dag Agren The Unarchiver image. Dag Agren The Unarchiver 4 for MacOs Freeware Dag Agren

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PAX file on Linux

Software License Developer
pax image. pax 000 for Linux Included with OS pax

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PAX file on Web

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iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PAX file on iOS

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Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PAX file on Android

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About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

PAX file extension icon image.About PAX - PAX Archive

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Updated 5/1/2024

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