The File Extensions Database

.APPXUPLOAD File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .APPXUPLOAD file?

.APPXUPLOAD is Windows 8 App Upload Package

App package format introduced with Windows 8; used by developers when packaging Windows 8 apps and submitting them to the Windows Store; contains both the .APPX package as well as symbol debugging information that allows the app to report app crashes back to the developer for debugging and bug fixes.

You can create an app upload package in Visual Studio with the Create App Packages wizard. Choose Project → Store → Create App Packages in Visual Studio or Store → Create App Packages in Visual Studio Express.

Programs that open Windows 8 App Upload Package
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to solve problems with APPXUPLOAD files

  • Associate the APPXUPLOAD file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any APPXUPLOAD file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.APPXUPLOAD files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the APPXUPLOAD file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .APPXUPLOAD is Windows 8 App Upload Package. Because only the current version supports the latest APPXUPLOAD file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .APPXUPLOAD is Windows 8 App Upload Package update.
  • To make sure that your APPXUPLOAD file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.