Corel Presentation Exchange Format (CMX)

The Corel Presentation Exchange file format is the presentation format of the CorelSuite applications. It is a recording of the display primitives of an application to a display interface. The CMX format supports Intel and Motorola binary formats.

CMX adopts the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF). The entire CMX file is enclosed within either the RIFF or RIFX form, depending on the platform.

This file format is not supported in the non-vector toolkits. Read support for this format are provided in the LEADTOOLS Vector toolkits and are unlocked when the Vector features are unlocked.

The default extension used by this format is: CMX.

This file format is supported by CorelDraw.

LEAD supports versions 5, 6, 7, and 8 of this format.

This file format does support layers. LEAD does not support RImage.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_CMX Yes No [261] Corel Presentation Exchange Format.

When CMX files are rasterized, they are 24 BPP.

The following table indicates which objects LEAD can load and which objects it can save:

Object Load Save
Ellipse Supported Not Supported
PolyDraw Supported Not Supported
Raster Supported Not Supported
Rectangle Supported Not Supported
Text Supported Not Supported

Required DLLs and Libraries

Related Formats


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