What is a .MXCS File And How To Open It – J R Oakley (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .mxcs extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .mxcs file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .MXCS file?

The .MXCS file extension is from Mandelbrot Explorer Color Scheme File. The development of this file was done by J R Oakley. This file belongs to the xml format and it is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .MXCS file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MXCS file on various operating systems.

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

The .mxcs file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Mandelbrot Explorer software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Mandelbrot Explorer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MXCS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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 Mandelbrot Explorer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MXCS file?

If you are still unable to open the .MXCS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MXCS file.mxd – ESRI, .mxdic – Maxthon International, .mxe – Insight Software Solutions, .mxf – SMPTE, .mxf – Electronic Arts. 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 .MXCS file with the Mandelbrot Explorer program on Windows.