What is a .CX3 File And How To Open It – IDView (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .cx3 extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .cx3 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CX3 file?

The .CX3 file extension comes from CMS Recorded Video File. This file extension was developed by IDView. The format of this file is binary, and it is a video related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cx3 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CX3 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .CX3 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CX3 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .cx3 file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the IDView CMS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: IDView CMS.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CX3 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the IDView CMS software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CX3 file?

If you cannot open the .CX3 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CX3 file.cx5 – Sci-Ed, .cxa – Applied Biosystems, .cxarchive – CodeWeavers, .cxd – Hamamatsu Photonics, .cxf – Google. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CX3 file with the IDView CMS program on Windows.