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What are APPX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an APPX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your APPX files.

What is an APPX file?

An .APPX file is a Microsoft Windows AppX Package file.

.APPX files, also known as Microsoft Windows AppX Package files, are used for the packaging and distribution of applications for the Windows 10 operating system. These files contain all code, resources, and other assets needed to run an application on a Windows 10 machine.

In general, .APPX files are used to distribute Windows 10 applications through the Microsoft Store or other app marketplaces.

They ensure that apps can be easily installed and run on any compatible device and provide a convenient and standardized way to package and distribute apps.

How to open APPX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the APPX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your APPX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single APPX opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: February 9, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of APPX files. Remember, different programs may use APPX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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