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.MIX File Extension

File Type 1Command & Conquer Data File

DeveloperWestwood Studios
4.3 (24 Votes)
CategoryGame Files

What is a MIX file?

Game data file used by the Command & Conquer (C&C) real-time strategy games; may contain game scenarios, movies, music, and sounds; examples of MIX files installed with C&C games include "conquer.mix," "local.mix," "movies.mix," and "music.mix."

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Games that use MIX data files include:

  1. Command and Conquer
  2. Command and Conquer Red Alert
  3. Command and Conquer Tiberian Sun
  4. Command and Conquer Red Alert 2
  5. Command and Conquer Renegade
Newer C&C games developed by Electronic Arts (and not Westwood Studios) store game data in .BIG files.

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Programs that open MIX files
Westwood Studios Command & Conquer games
Updated 8/17/2009

File Type 23ds Max Motion Mixer File

4.1 (9 Votes)
Category3D Image Files

.MIX File Association 2

Animation file created by the Motion Mixer component of the 3ds Max animation and modeling software; stores a multi-track mix of motion clips, which are stored in .BIP or .XAF files; used for compositing multiple motions into a single animation.

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Motion Mixer mixes stores information similar to the structure of a multi-track audio mix. The motion clips are similar to audio clips, since users can place clips anywhere on the timeline and add transitions and effects.

MIX files can be reused across several different biped models (two-footed models). They can also be produced to a "mixdown," which can be used for correcting and smoothing abnormal or jittery animation movements.

Programs that open MIX files
Updated 3/10/2011

File Type 3MotoGP Game File

2.8 (11 Votes)
CategoryGame Files

.MIX File Association 3

Gameplay file used by MotoGP, a motorcycle road racing game; files contain data related to gaming experience such as sound effects, bike, track, and rider data; used by all PC editions of MotoGP.

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MotoGP is the official video game of Grand Prix motorcycle road racing. It features riders, teams, career mode, and multiplayer mode. It's available for several gaming platforms including PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, and PC.

NOTE: Climax Racing first developed MotoGP and was acquired by Buena Vista Studios in 2006 and renamed Black Rock Studio. Climax Racing/Black Rock Studio developed the first 5 MotoGP games up until MotoGP 07 for the PC platform. Milestone developed the most recent game, MotoGP 13.

Common MIX Filenames

Bikes.mix - File containing data for bike appearance.

Rider.mix - File containing data for rider appearance.

Programs that open MIX files
Updated 8/6/2013

File Type 4Microsoft Image Exchange File

3.1 (7 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files

.MIX File Association 4

Vector image created by PhotoDraw 2000, a drawing program included with Microsoft Office 2000; supports both vector and raster graphics; used for storing images that can be included in Microsoft Office documents.

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MIX files were originally designed for use with Microsoft Picture It!, the predecessor to PhotoDraw 2000. Picture It! became part of the Microsoft Digital Image Suite, which was discontinued in 2006. However, many of the suite's features were included in the Windows Vista operating system.

NOTE: PhotoDraw 2000 was discontinued after version 2.

Programs that open MIX files
Microsoft Picture It!
Microsoft Digital Image Pro
Updated 6/4/2015

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