A vsix file extension is associated with Microsoft Visual Studio an integrated development environment for Windows. A vsix file contains unit of deployment.

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VSIX file extension - Microsoft Visual Studio extension package

What is vsix file? How to open vsix files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

vsix file icon: vsix filetype icon

The vsix file extension is associated with Microsoft Visual Studio, an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.

A vsix file is the unit of deployment for a Visual Studio Extension. Visual Studio will recognize the vsix file extension and install the contents of the file to the right location.

The vsix files are basically zip files that use the Open Packaging Convention. You can rename the vsix file extension to zip and use any zip browser (including the Windows File Explorer) to browse its contents.

The default software associated to vsix file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft 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.

Help how to open VSIX files:

Use Microsoft Visual Studio to open *.vsix files.

How to convert file with extension VSIX:

As far as we know, this .vsix 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 .vsix file extension

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

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

  • Open vsix file
  • Create vsix file
  • Others vsix file

Software that open vsix file - Microsoft Visual Studio extension package

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