An appref-ms file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows and .NET Framework.

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Software that works with appref-ms file extension

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APPREF-MS file extension - Application Reference data

What is appref-ms file? How to open appref-ms files?

File type specification:

Program executable file type icon Program executable file type

appref-ms file icon: appref-ms filetype icon

The appref-ms file extension is related to Microsoft Windows operating system.

These files are some sort of shortcut used for programs based on Microsoft .NET framework.

They are used by Microsoft ClickOnce program.

The default software associated to appref-ms file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Visual Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications.

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open APPREF-MS files:

Use Visual Studio to work with *.appref-ms files.

How to convert file with extension APPREF-MS:

As far as we know, this .appref-ms file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .appref-ms file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open appref-ms file, edit appref-ms file, convert appref-ms file, view appref-ms file, play appref-ms file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the appref-ms files.

  • Open appref-ms file
  • Save appref-ms file
  • Edit appref-ms file
  • Create appref-ms file
  • Others appref-ms file

Software that open appref-ms file - Application Reference data

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open appref-ms file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with appref-ms file by default:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows

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