Files with inx file extension can also be found as one of the settings files from InstallShield installation packages.

There are 3 other file types using
the INX file extension!

empty icon.inx - Adobe InDesign Interchange File Format

empty icon.inx - ACL for Windows index

empty icon.inx - Inkscape extension descriptor data

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Software that open inx file

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INX file extension - InstallShield compiled rules

What is inx file? How to open inx files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The inx file extension is associated with the InstallShield utility that allows users to create application installation packages for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The .inx file is present in installation packages created by InstallShield software and stores compiled installation rules. The .rul file represents the un-compiled version of this file.

The default software associated to open inx file:

InstallShield picture or screenshot

Flexera Software, Inc. logoInstallShield  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Flexera Software, Inc.

InstallShield is utility used to create installation packages for Microsoft Windows operating system as well as for various mobile platforms.

Help how to open:

It doesn't seem possible to just open and edit this file. The settings are probably generated when a new installation package is compiled.

How to convert:

Any conversion of this *.inx file is highly unlikely. It's just settings file.

List of software applications associated to the .inx file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open inx file, edit inx file, convert inx file, view inx file, play inx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 inx files.

Programs that can create inx file - InstallShield compiled rules

Programs supporting the exension inx on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about InstallShield for create inx file action.

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