Did you find or received MAX file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is MAX file extension and how you can open it.

What is a MAX file ext?

The .MAX file extension is associated with an Image that is either scanned of created by ScanSoft PaperPort scanning software. To view .MAX files you will need to install the free ScanSoft PaperPort viewer.

How to open a MAX file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like MAX. When you double click on the MAX file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received MAX files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with MAX files

Scan the file
Before trying to open MAX files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open MAX files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open MAX file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to MAX by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many MAX file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension MAX you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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