.CDX File Extension

Developer:
PerkinElmer
File Type:
ChemDraw Exchange File
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Having trouble opening .cdx extension? Don't panic! This page explains what cdx files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open cdx files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CDX file?

Cdx file extension has ChemDraw Exchange file type, developed by PerkinElmer, which is associated with the "data files" category.

ChemDraw is a software package for molecule editing that runs on Macintosh and Windows platforms. Files with processed chemical information are saved with this extension. They contain molecular information in a binary format (tagged). CDX files can be used for saving accurate chemical drawings along with text and information regarding atoms, their bonds, fragments, etc. The CDX is the main format for ChemDraw. For exporting and exchanging CDX information in an XML format the program use .CDXML files. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

cdx file icon
Developer:
PerkinElmer
File Type:
ChemDraw Exchange File
Category:
Data Files
Format:
Binary

How to open CDX file?

Double click the cdx file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .cdx extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the cdx extension associations' problem in no time:

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  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cdx file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CDX files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the cdx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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