.DAX File Extension

File Type:
PSP Compressed ISO Disc Image

Having trouble opening .dax extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dax files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dax files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DAX file?

Dax file extension has PSP Compressed ISO Disc Image file type, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

This disc image format was developed to use in Sony PlayStation Portable devices. DAX files store a data "dump" from a PSP UMD disc in an .ISO file. You can open a DAX file using UMDGen or another disc image tool. You can dump PSP game data into a compressed ISO file (.CSO), which has a similar structure to a .DAX file.    

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

dax file icon
File Type:
PSP Compressed ISO Disc Image
Disk Image Files

How to open DAX file?

Double click the dax 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 .dax 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 dax extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dax 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 DAX 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 dax file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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