How to open STX file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

STX files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing STX file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with STX extension. However, it should be remembered that STX file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Pinnacle Studio Project Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning STX files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with STX extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Pinnacle Studio Project Format

    .stx file extension

    Category: Digital Video Files

    OS Software
    Windows Pinnacle Studio HD 14 Pinnacle Studio HD 14
  • Scream Tracker Music Interface Kit

    .stx file extension

    Category: Audio/Music Files

    OS Software
    Windows MODPlug Tracker MODPlug Tracker
    MikMod MikMod
    APlayer APlayer
    MAC OS CocoModX CocoModX
    MikMod MikMod
    Linux xmp module player xmp module player

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from STX files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning STX extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning STX extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the STX file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports STX file extension
  • STX file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with STX files


If STX file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a STX file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open STX file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing STX in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit STX format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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