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What are APPXMANIFEST files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an APPXMANIFEST file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an APPXMANIFEST file?

An .APPXMANIFEST file is a Windows 8 Appx Package Manifest file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open APPXMANIFEST files

Important: Different programs may use files with the APPXMANIFEST file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your APPXMANIFEST 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 APPXMANIFEST opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: September 10, 2017

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of APPXMANIFEST files. Remember, different programs may use APPXMANIFEST 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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