Files with inx 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 file

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Software that works with inx file extension

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INX file - InstallShield compiled rules file

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. A .rul file represents the un-compiled version of this file.

The default software associated to inx file type:

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 recommended 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).

  • Others inx file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with inx file - InstallShield compiled rules file

Click on the software link for more information about InstallShield. InstallShield uses inx file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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