This format is used for data exchange in programs that work with vector graphics from Corel, and also for printing completed designs. It contains image data and also the metadata that describes it. In CMX it’s possible to store layers that can be independently edited. The format is recognized by Adobe Illustrator versions 6-8.
Since 2007, Microsoft began to use a file format docx, which is created by using the Office Open XML. The format is a zip-file containing the text in the form of XML, graphics and other data that can be translated into a sequence of bits using patent-protected binary formats. At first it was assumed that this format will replace the doc, but both formats are still used today.