.CXX File Extension

C++ Source Code File

General Information

Title CXX File Extension
Extension .cxx
Full Form C++ Source Code File
File Type Source Code File
Developer N/A
MIME Type text/plain, text/x-c++

File Function

Primary Function Contain C++ code
Additional Functions Used in compilation
Features Supports classes, Object-oriented

File Characteristics

Quality Varies with code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Software Development Yes
Embedded Systems Yes
Game Development Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Code vulnerabilities
Best Practices Code audits, Secure coding

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1980s
Latest Standard C++20 (2020)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .cpp, .cc, .h, .hpp

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Visual Studio Free, Paid versions Windows
GCC Free Various
CLion Subscription Windows, Mac, Linux