Files with xap file extension might also be potentially found as old scripts for Xbox 360 video console. Not related to later Silverlight or XACT packages.

There are 2 other file types using
the XAP file extension!

xap icon.xap - Microsoft Windows Phone and Microsoft Silverlight application package [common]

empty icon.xap - XACT project file

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XAP file extension - Xbox dashboard script

What is xap file? How to open xap files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The xap file extension seems to also be the Xbox 360 video gaming console from Microsoft and used for some kind of script that was part of the original operating system.

Unfortunately, we couldn't find more information and it may be possible that this file type is no longer used. But it looks like that this file type is not related to later Silverlight or XACT packages.

This xap file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: August 14, 2019

Help how to open:

It looks like such *.xap file can only work in Xbox 360 video console. But it may be possible that this file type was only used in some initial version of Xbox 360 operating system.

How to convert:

A conversion for this type of *.xap seems unlikely.

Related links:

Microsoft XBOX 360 web site

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