Files with msix extension are Windows app packages in latest Microsoft app package format.

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MSIX file extension - UWP app package

What is msix file? How to open msix files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

File extension msix is best know for it's use as the successor of APPX packages in Windows.

According to Microsoft, MSIX is a Windows app package format that combines the best features of MSI, .appx, App-V, and ClickOnce to provide a modern and reliable packaging experience.

It is a renamed ZIP archive that contains XML configuration files together with the app data for the installation.

This package is targeted for one architecture only, for example an x64 or x86 application package.

Updated: March 31, 2023

The default software associated to open msix file:

Microsoft Corporation logoMSIX Packaging Tool  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

MSIX Packaging tool enables you to repackage your existing classic applications to MSIX format. You can run your desktop application installers through this tool and obtain an MSIX package that you can install on your machine or upload to the Microsoft Store.

Help how to open:

This file is used to manually install apps for Windows.

How to convert:

It is possible to repack older installation packages to this format.

List of software applications associated to the .msix 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 msix file, edit msix file, convert msix file, view msix file, play msix 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 msix files.

Software that open msix file - UWP app package

Programs supporting the exension msix on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open msix file action.

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