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MXDIC File Extension

Maxthon Dictionary Format
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    Maxthon International
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What is MXDIC file?

MXDIC is a file extension commonly associated with Maxthon Dictionary Format files. Maxthon Dictionary Format specification was created by Maxthon International. Files with MXDIC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with MXDIC extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1326 various file formats. The most popular software that supports MXDIC files is Maxthon. Maxthon software was developed by Maxthon International Limited, and on its official website you may find more information about MXDIC files or the Maxthon software program.

Programs which support MXDIC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support MXDIC files. MXDIC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support MXDIC file

Windows Windows

How to open file with MXDIC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening MXDIC files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with MXDIC 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 MXDIC files.

Step 1. Get the Maxthon

Install software to open MXDIC file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening MXDIC files is that no program that can handle MXDIC files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Maxthon and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Maxthon website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Maxthon and update if needed

Update software that support file extension MXDICYou still cannot access MXDIC files although Maxthon is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why MXDIC files are not compatible with Maxthon. The most recent version of Maxthon is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Maxthon Dictionary Format files with Maxthon

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

Associate software with MXDIC file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the MXDIC with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Maxthon installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open MXDIC files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with MXDIC file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected MXDIC file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Maxthon and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with MXDIC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the MXDIC file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the MXDIC file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check MXDIC file for viruses
1. The MXDIC may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the MXDIC is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the MXDIC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the MXDIC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with MXDIC extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Maxthon Dictionary Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Maxthon

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Maxthon Dictionary Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with MXDIC files affecting older versions of given software.

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