Files with x86 file extension can generally be found someone as part of X86 Windows operating system.

There is one other file type using
the X86 file extension!

empty icon.x86 - Linux executable

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X86 file extension - Microsoft Office dynamic link library

What is x86 file? How to open x86 files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The x86 file extension is associated with Microsoft Office an office suite for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X (macOS) operating systems.

The x86 file stores DLL (Dynamic Link Library) used by 32-bit Windows version of Microsoft Office.

The name of x86 file is mso.dll.x86

It is possible that x86 file extension is also used by Microsoft Windows operating system for some kind of system files.

Note: The X86 is also known as most commercially successful instruction set architecture in the history of personal computing. It derived from the model numbers, ending in "86", of the first few processor generations backward compatible with the original Intel 8086.

Since then, many additions and extensions have been added to the x86 instruction set, almost consistently with full backwards compatibility. The architecture has been implemented in processors from Intel, Cyrix, AMD, VIA, and many others.

The default software associated to open x86 file:

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .x86 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 x86 file, edit x86 file, convert x86 file, view x86 file, play x86 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with x86 file - Microsoft Office dynamic link library

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office uses x86 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with x86 file by default:
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows

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