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WINMD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.winmd - Microsoft Windows Metadata

The WINMD development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. WINMD file is a Microsoft Windows Metadata. Windows Metadata is a collection of key-value pairs that are declared in the project file as child elements of an item element.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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Microsoft Windows Metadata related extensions:
Scilab Binary Diagram
Scilab ASCII Diagram
Scilab XML Diagram
RELAX NG Syntax File
Scilab Macro Definitions
Scilab Script

Naturally, other applications may also use the .winmd file extension. Even harmful programs can create .winmd files. Be especially cautious with .winmd files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .winmd 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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