MANIFEST File Type- The quick facts
What are MANIFEST files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MANIFEST 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 a MANIFEST file?
MANIFEST files have multiple uses, and Windows Application Manifest is one of them.
Windows Application Manifest
Windows Application manifests are used by developers to enable Windows features in their applications.
Among other things, by using a manifest, the developer can instruct Windows to enable user interface components with the newest modern look when running on a more recent version of Windows instead of the standard user interface component look.
A manifest can also force an application to always run with Administrator privileges.
These files are written in XML format, a structured text format that can be viewed with any text editor.
How to open MANIFEST files
We have identified 3 MANIFEST openers that are compatible with this specific type of MANIFEST file.
Programs that open Windows Application Manifest files
Last updated: May 31, 2022
More file formats using the MANIFEST extensionThrough our research of MANIFEST files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.
Unity Asset Bundles Manifest
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MANIFEST files. Remember, different programs may use MANIFEST files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Microsoft Web Platform Extensions||User submitted|
|progeCAD Professional||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office Picture Manager||User submitted|
|Adobe Acrobat||User submitted|
|Movie Maker||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|SingularLogic Report Viewer||User submitted|