How to convert and view CMX files

CMX is a Corel Metafile Exchange Image File format developed by Corel. This format contains a vector image with metadata information. CMX files may contain multiple images, you can to set what images to render (see examples).

CMX files can be opened with Corel Draw, Corel PaintShop, Adobe Illustrator, InkScape.

In case you need to view a CMX file in a browser or a standard image or PDF viewer application, you can convert it to HTML, JPEG, PNG PDF format with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET.

CMX

How to convert CMX files

Convert CMX to HTML

To convert CMX files to HTML with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code:

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.cmx"))
{
       HtmlViewOptions options = HtmlViewOptions.ForEmbeddedResources("output_{0}.html");

       viewer.View(options);

       // To render 2nd image, just specify
       //viewer.View(options,2);

}


The following screenshot shows the output HTML file opened in a browser.

CMX in HTML

Convert CMX to JPG

To convert CMX files to JPG with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code:

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.cmx"))
{
       JpgViewOptions options = new JpgViewOptions("output_{0}.jpg");

       viewer.View(options);

       // To render 2nd image, just specify
       //viewer.View(options,2);

}


The following screenshot shows the output JPG file opened in a Windows Photo Viewer application.

CMX in JPG

Convert CMX to PNG

To convert PLT/HPG files to PNG with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code:

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.cmx"))
{
       PngViewOptions options = new PngViewOptions("output_{0}.png");

       viewer.View(options);

       // To render 2nd image, just specify
       //viewer.View(options,2);

}


The following screenshot shows the output PNG file opened in a Windows Photo Viewer application.

CMX in PNG

Convert CMX to PDF

To convert CMX files to PDF with GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET use following code:

using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.cmx"))
{
       PdfViewOptions options = new PdfViewOptions("output.pdf");

       viewer.View(options);

       // By default all images will be rendered in output.pdf, to render only 2nd image in output PDF
       //viewer.View(options,2);
}


The following screenshot shows the output PDF file opened in an Acrobat Reader.

CMX in PDF

More resources

View CMX files Online

Along with full-featured .NET library we provide simple but powerful free online Apps. View CMX files online with GroupDocs Viewer App.

GitHub Examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples: