MEXW32 File Extension

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MATlab Program Executable

What is MEXW32 file?

Full format name of files that use MEXW32 extension is MATlab Program Executable. MathWorks, Inc. defined the MATlab Program Executable format standard. Files with MEXW32 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. MEXW32 file format, along with 134 other file formats, belongs to the Executable Files category. The software recommended for managing MEXW32 files is MATLAB. MATLAB software was developed by MathWorks, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about MEXW32 files or the MATLAB software program.

Programs which support MEXW32 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support MEXW32 files. Files with MEXW32 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support MEXW32 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with MEXW32 extension?

Problems with accessing MEXW32 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with MEXW32 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with MEXW32 files.

Step 1. Install MATLAB software

Problems with opening and working with MEXW32 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MEXW32 files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the MATLAB developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading MATLAB installed is by going to developer’s website (MathWorks, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update MATLAB to the latest version

If you already have MATLAB installed on your systems and MEXW32 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that MATLAB cannot handle files with MEXW32 may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of MATLAB is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign MATLAB to MEXW32 files

If you have the latest version of MATLAB installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage MEXW32 on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the MEXW32 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where MATLAB is installed, check the Always use this app to open MEXW32 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MEXW32 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select MATLAB and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with MEXW32 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the MEXW32 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the MEXW32 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The MEXW32 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MEXW32 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. MEXW32 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with MEXW32 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the MEXW32 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the MEXW32 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the MATlab Program Executable file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle MATLAB

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with MEXW32 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with MATlab Program Executable files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle MEXW32 files.

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