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XMZX File Extension

SofTest Exam Data Format

What is XMZX file?

Files with the extension .XMZX contain data of examination sheets handled by the SofTest ExamSoft program. These files allow the loading of an exam through the application, including its creation, grading, analysis, or processing. They are available on MS Windows, macOS, or iOS platforms. The software for individuals participating in the exam enables it to be conducted without access to files, networks, or other applications.

What do XMZX SofTest files contain?

A single .XMZX file corresponds to one exam session. Depending on the individual preferences of the examiner, this may be a single question or a set of questions. They can be:

  • a single-choice test,
  • a multiple-choice test,
  • arranged by the examiner,
  • downloaded from a professional test database provided by ExamSoft.

Software is widely used in many places to conduct various exams at different levels of education.

Upon completion of the exam, it is saved in .XMDX format. It can then be uploaded to the platform to enable remote grading.

Handling XMZX files in ExamSoft

Each .XMZX file contains a separate exam session to be carried out. At the start of the exam in the SofTest application, the previously downloaded .XMZX file is replaced by a file with the same name, but with the .XMWX extension. The Working Exam File contains the exam with answers that are provided and saved in real-time. Additionally, a backup copy is created. At the end of the exam, a Final Answer File with the extension .XMDX is generated, as well as the Final Working File.

Programs which support XMZX file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support XMZX files. Files with XMZX 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 XMZX file

Windows Windows

Updated: 04/20/2024

How to open file with XMZX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening XMZX files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with XMZX extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with XMZX files.

Step 1. Install SofTest software

Install software to open XMZX file Problems with opening and working with XMZX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with XMZX files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the SofTest developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support XMZX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading SofTest installed is by going to developer’s website (ExamSoft Worldwide Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of SofTest

Update software that support file extension XMZXIf you already have SofTest installed on your systems and XMZX files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why XMZX files are not compatible with SofTest. The latest version of SofTest should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate SofTest Exam Data Format files with SofTest

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate XMZX files with latest version of SofTest you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with XMZX file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the XMZX file and choose 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 SofTest installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open XMZX files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with XMZX file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected XMZX file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with XMZX extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the XMZX for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the XMZX file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check XMZX file for viruses
1. Check the XMZX file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the XMZX file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. XMZX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the XMZX file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic XMZX file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 XMZX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the SofTest Exam Data Format file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support XMZX files. Close all running programs and try opening the XMZX file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with SofTest Exam Data Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle XMZX files.

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