APPXBUNDLE file format description

Many people share .appxbundle files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .appxbundle file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .appxbundle files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.appxbundle - Microsoft Windows 8.1 App Bundle Package

The APPXBUNDLE development files are related to Microsoft Windows 8. The APPXBUNDLE file is a Microsoft Windows 8 App Bundle Package. An app package is a container based on the Open Packing Conventions (OPC) standard. Windows 8.1 introduces the app bundle (or .appxbundle package) to help optimize the packaging and distribution of a Windows Store app and resource packages to users.

Microsoft Windows 8
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Microsoft Windows 8.1 App Bundle Package related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .appxbundle file extension. Even harmful programs can create .appxbundle files. Be especially cautious with .appxbundle files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .appxbundle file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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