INX File Type

- The quick facts

What are INX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an INX 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 INX file?

INX files have multiple uses, and Adobe InDesign Exchange is one of them.

Adobe InDesign Exchange File

Files with the .inx file extension are XML-formatted documents exported by the Adobe InDesign software application. These documents are used to describe a specific InDesign file, explaining the number of pages contained in the file, the contents of the pages, and the layout and settings for each page of the file.

INX files are commonly used to save a file created with a newer version of the InDesign into a format that is compatible with older versions of the InDesign application.

How to open INX files

We have identified one INX opener that is compatible with this specific type of INX file.

Programs that open Adobe InDesign Exchange files

Adobe InDesignAdobe InDesignVerified

Last updated: May 31, 2022

All known file formats using extension .INX

While Adobe InDesign Exchange File is a popular type of INX-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .INX extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Inkscape Extension Descriptor File

We know that one INX format is Inkscape Extension Descriptor File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

INX opener for Windows

We have identified one INX opener that is compatible with this specific type of INX file.

InkscapeInkscapeVerified

InstallShield Compiled Rules

We know that one INX format is InstallShield Compiled Rules. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these INX files

We have identified one INX opener that is compatible with this specific type of INX file.

InstallShieldInstallShieldVerified

Various apps that use files with this extension

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