(PRWEB) February 28, 2013
File extension AX, BRO, CRX, and NET are associated with a variety of different file types; one of which is a plugin file. Taking into account the diversity of software for opening such files and that plugin file type is typically used by multimedia applications, web browsers, and editing programs, Avanquest recently published the recommendations on the main types of software to open AX, BRO, CRX, and NET file extensions.
File extension AX is a plugin file type which is used to add functions to a variety of media player applications. AX files provide additional capabilities such as file decompression, editing, encoding, recording, and other functions which are used for creating multimedia audio and video files.
File extension BRO is a plugin file which adds features and capabilities to Bryce 7 Pro. BRO plugins add tools to the interface for creating three dimensional models and help to provide support for a variety of different file formats.
File extension CRX is a plugin file which is used with the Google Chrome web browser. CRX files extend the capabilities of Google Chrome by adding themes and browser add-ons such as ad blockers, private browsing programs, gaming applications, and other functions. The files are typically stored in a compressed format and use a header which means they may not be compatible with some decompression utility programs.
File extension NET is used with FileMaker Pro and is a plugin which extends network support for the FileMaker Pro application. NET files are installed with FileMaker Pro and use both TCP/IP and IPX/SPX protocols.
File Extension AX, BRO, CRX, and NET Software
A plugin file may be opened using the software application which created the file and in other instances, a plugin file can be accessed using a number of different software applications. The following software applications can be used to open file extension AX, BRO, CRX, or NET.
QuickTime Player: Apple QuickTime Player can use file extension AX to add features and functions to the application. QuickTime Player is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X and is available as an unpaid download on the Apple website. QuickTime Player is also available on the same website as a paid version which offers more options for playing movies and videos.
Google Chrome: File extension CRX can be opened using Google Chrome which is a web browser that is available as an unpaid download on the Google website. Google Chrome is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
Bryce 7 Pro: DAZ 3D Bryce 7 Pro is a software application which provides a set of professional tools for creating three dimensional terrain and imagery. Bryce 7 Pro will open file extension BRO and assists with the creation of photo-real landscapes, animated environments, complex architecture, and product visualizations. Bryce 7 Pro is available as a paid download on the DAZ 3D website and is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X. One exception to compatibility is DAZ 3D does not recommend Bryce 7 Pro for use with Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion.
VLC Media Player: VLC Media Player is a multiplatform application that can use file extension AX to extend the capabilities of the application. VLC Media Player is open source and is available on the VideoLAN website. VLC Media Player is multiplatform and compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, or the Linux operating system.
FileMaker Pro: File extension NET can be opened using FileMaker Pro which is a database software application that can be used for project collaboration. FileMaker provides a set of tools for managing important tasks associated with business, government, and education projects. FileMaker Pro is available in both a trial and paid version on the FileMaker website and is compatible with the Windows operating system, Mac OS X, iPad, iPhone, and various web browsers.
MPlayer: Mplayer is an open source media player which is compatible with file extension AX plugin. MPlayer is available as an unpaid download on the MPlayer website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
Windows Media Player: File extension AX can be used with Windows Media Player which is a software application that plays audio and video files. Media Player is commonly included with the Windows operating system or it can be downloaded on the Microsoft website.
PowerDVD: CyberLink PowerDVD is a media player application that plays back audio and video files. PowerDVD is capable of opening file extension AX and is compatible with the Windows operating system. PowerDVD is available in a trial version on the CyberLink website.
RealPlayer: RealNetworks RealPlayer is a multiplatform media player that will open file extension AX. RealPlayer is available as an unpaid download on the RealNetworks website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
These are a few of the software applications recommended by Avanquest to open file extension AX, BRO, CRX, and NET. For the files that are not proprietary, there are additional applications that will open these file extensions as well.