.MXS File Extension

File Type:
Painter Color Mixer Pad File

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

What is a MXS file?

Mxs file extension has Painter Color Mixer Pad file type, developed by Corel, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Commonly created with Corel Painter, the file provides paint colors, which can be mixed on the Mixer Pad. It allows saving different color mixes as well as reverting to a previous Mixer Pad state.
Unlike MXS files, Mixer Swatches (.MWS) files save preset colors, which are tiled at the top of the Mixer window.

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

mxs file icon
File Type:
Painter Color Mixer Pad File
Settings Files

How to open MXS file?

Double click the mxs 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 .mxs 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 mxs 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 mxs 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 MXS 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 mxs file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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