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.MXF File Extension

File Type 1Material Exchange Format File

DeveloperSMPTE
Popularity
3.9 (38 Votes)
CategoryVideo Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an MXF file?

Multimedia format used by digital audio and video programs; contains captured audio and video data as well as metadata that describes the media stored in the file; designed by Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) as a standard container for audio and video data; can be converted into other formats, such as .AVI or .MOV.

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MXF files were designed to streamline workflows between different platforms, such as cameras, digital editing equipment, and servers. The file format adopts a subset of the Advanced Authoring Format (AAF), which was designed to help standardize the interchange of video between multiple vendors and platforms.

NOTE: Like any other media container format, the appropriate codec must be available in order to play the media stored within an MXF file.

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Programs that open MXF files
Updated 9/20/2016

File Type 2Maxis Font File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
Popularity
2.5 (4 Votes)
CategoryFont Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.MXF File Association 2

Font file used by Maxis SimCity 4, a life simulation game; stored in the \Fonts\ directory of the game installation and contains a font such as Arial, Courier, or another font; used for displaying game text.

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NOTE: Maxis is a subsidiary of Electronic Arts that develops SimCity games.

Programs that open MXF files
Updated 9/12/2011

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