APPXSYM file format description
Many people share .appxsym files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .appxsym file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .appxsym files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.appxsym - Windows 8 App Package Symbols
APPXSYM file is a Windows 8 App Package Symbols. An app package is a container based on the Open Packing Conventions (OPC) standard. The .appxsym file is the compressed file that contains the public symbols of app.
- .appxsym file format description:
- APPXSYM format
- Microsoft Visual Studio
- Development files
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- Windows 8 App Package Symbols related links:
- Windows 8 App Package Symbols related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .appxsym file extension. Even harmful programs can create .appxsym files. Be especially cautious with .appxsym files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .appxsym 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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