Open ARX file

The most commonly used .arx file type: AutoCAD runtime extension

What is arx file? Understanding and opening arx files

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.arx file type #1: AutoCAD runtime extension

Files with arx file extension can be mainly found as runtime extensions for Autodesk AutoCAD, a CAD and CAM software for Windows and Mac.

Further details

The arx file extension is related to AutoCAD, one of the leading 2D and 3D CAD programs, developed and marketed by Autodesk.

The arx file contains runtime extension, a form of the C++ programming language. 

These arx files are basically programs that add functions to AutoCAD.

They often contain the code for specific commands or groups of commands and are considered more sophisticated than ADS.

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.arx file type #2: Artista Cross Stitch embroidery format

An arx file extension is related to the Artista Cross Stitch embroidery format. Probably obsolete.

Further details

The arx file extension is used used for one of the embroidery formats - Artista Cross Stitch. This format was probably developed and used in BERNINA software programs.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

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