.APPX File Extension
- Developer by: Microsoft
- Category: Developer Files
- Format: Binary
What are .APPX files and how to open them?Can't open .APPX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .APPX file.
What is a .APPX file extension?
.APPX file extension is created by Microsoft. .APPX has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .APPX file is Binary.
.APPX is Windows 8 App Package
App package format introduced with Windows 8; used by developers when packaging and submitting Windows 8 apps (formerly referred to as Metro Style apps) for sale on the Windows Store.
APPX files can be packaged with Visual Studio 2012, which provides support for developing Windows 8 apps. Use the Create App Packages wizard by choosingin Visual Studio or in Visual Studio Express.
APPX files can be included within .APPXUPLOAD files. Both file types can be used as a submission format to the Windows Store, but APPXUPLOAD files contain additional information that allows debugging information to be sent back to the developer for app crashes.
NOTE: APPX files have a 2GB maximum file size.