.MXS File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .MXS file extension:

  1. Maxwell Studio Scene File
  2. Painter Color Mixer Pad File

1. Maxwell Studio Scene File

Maxwell Studio Scene File

Three-dimensional scene file created by Maxwell Render photorealistic rendering software, or by another 3D modeling program with the Maxwell Render plug-in; stores a 3D scene description that can be rendered with physically-accurate light properties in the software.

NOTE: Maxwell Studio is an independent application included with Maxwell Render. It is the program used for the actual 3D scene editing.

Software's name License Platforms
Next Limit Maxwell Render Next Limit Maxwell Render Commercial LinuxMacWindows

Updated: August 20, 2011

2. Painter Color Mixer Pad File

Painter Color Mixer Pad File

Colors file created by Corel Painter, a digital painting application; saves the paint colors that the user mixes on the Mixer Pad with the brush; used by digital artists to remember specific color mixes; allows the painter to revert to a previous Mixer Pad state.

MXS files can be saved from the Mixer panel by selecting the upper right corner menu icon and choosing Save Mixer Pad.... They can be loaded by choosing Load Mixer Pad....

NOTE: MXS files differ from Mixer Swatches (.MWS) files, which store the preset colors tiled at the top of the Mixer window.

Software's name License Platforms
Corel Painter Corel Painter Commercial MacWindows

Updated: May 19, 2019

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