.UMX File Extension

Unreal Music Package

Developer Epic Games
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What is a UMX file?

A UMX file is a music module that contains background music for Epic Games Unreal Tournament, a 3D first-person shooter (FPS) game. It is similar to an .XM or .S3M file, but saved in the proprietary Unreal Music Package (UMX) format.

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Screenshot of a .umx file in OpenMPT 1
UMX file open in OpenMPT 1

Unreal Tournament is an FPS game initially released for Windows in 1998 that pits players against each other with frenetic "King of the Hill" gameplay. The game comes packaged with various resource files that comprise gameplay, including 3D objects (.T3D files), audio packages (.UAX files), level maps (.UNR files), and music packages (UMX files). You can find UMX files packaged with Unreal Tournament in the "Music" folder in the game's installation directory.

How to open a UMX file

You can open a UMX file with various applications, including OpenMPT (Windows), VideoLAN VLC media player (multiplatform), and XimpleMOD (macOS). Additionally, Epic Games Unreal Tournament references UMX files to play background music in the game.

How to convert a UMX file

Various programs, such as OpenMPT and VideoLAN VLC media player, can convert UMX files to other file types.

For example, OpenMPT can convert UMX files to the following formats:

  • .MPTM - OpenMPT Module
  • .MID - MIDI File
  • .WAV - WAVE Audio File
  • .FLAC - Free Lossless Audio Codec File
  • .AU - Audacity Audio File
  • .OPUS - Opus Audio File
  • .OGG - Ogg Vorbis Audio File
  • .RAW - Raw Audio Data
  • .MP3 - MP3 Audio File
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Programs that open or reference UMX files

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