Files that contain the file extension CDX are associated with more than ten programs and applications and various file types. The primary programs and applications include Active Server, NovaBACKUP, CorelDRAW, and FoxPro. CDX files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension CDX is related to Active Server, it is a document file type that contains text and binary data used to run server-side scripts for Microsoft Active Server Pages. Active Server Pages is a free application that is included in more recent versions of Windows Server. Active Server Pages is a script engine that is used to create dynamic interactive web pages. CDX files contain the scripts which are used on the server to deliver website services to the end user.
CDX files that are created with NovaBACKUP are a database file type that contains index information for the NovaBACKUP program. The content includes data which assists with program installation, backup and storage, and application configurations. NovaBACKUP is a backup suite of applications that is used to backup and store documents and multimedia in the Windows operating system.
If the CDX files are associated with CorelDRAW, they are created with the CorelDRAW program and are a graphic file type that contains vector graphics. The file content includes drawing and illustrations, geometric objects, lines, and other elements used to create object drawings. CorelDRAW is a suite of applications that assist graphic designers with creating illustrations, editing photos, designing websites, and other tasks associated with graphic design.
CDX files that are used with FoxPro are a database file type that contains information which is used to describe the contents of a database. Visual FoxPro is a program produced by Microsoft that is used to build database applications. FoxPro uses its own programming language and is also used to create applications for the desktop and the web.
How to Open CDX Files
Since CDX files are associated with many programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. CDX files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If the CDX files are related to Active Server Pages, you can open them using Windows Server, which provides you with a variety of web tools and virtualization technologies for running Active Server Pages. CDX files that contain scripts are text-based, which means you can view the contents of the file using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.
To open CDX file extensions associated with NovaBACKUP, you should use the NovaBACKUP suite which is available on the Novastor website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If the CDX files are associated with CorelDRAW, you can use the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, which is compatible with Windows and available on the Corel website. You can also choose to covert CDX files of this type to another format for use with other graphics applications. There are a variety of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET and Softpedia which will convert CDX files for you.
FoxPro Compound CDX files used with Visual FoxPro must be opened using the Visual FoxPro application. This type of CDX file is classified as a database container; therefore, it must be used with FoxPro, which is available on the Microsoft Developer website.