File Extension Library

.CDF-MS File Extension

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

What are .CDF-MS files and how to open them?

Can't open .CDF-MS 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 .CDF-MS file.

What is a .CDF-MS file extension?

.CDF-MS file extension is created by Microsoft. .CDF-MS has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .CDF-MS file is Binary.

.CDF-MS is ClickOnce Compiled Manifest File

Application support file used by software programs deployed by ClickOnce, a Microsoft technology allowing Windows programs to be run by clicking a link in a webpage; contains properties that are used for running the application.

A CDF-MS file contains the compiled version of a .MANIFEST file, allowing faster parsing of configuration parameters in the manifest. CDF-MS files store parameters such as the application name, version, description, deployment options, and dependencies. See also .APPLICATION for the deployment manifest description.

NOTE: You shouldn't try to manually modify or delete CDF-MS files since it can cause ClickOnce applications to malfunction.

List of all softwares that can open the ClickOnce Compiled Manifest File
Microsoft ClickOnce

How to fix problems with .CDF-MS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CDF-MS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CDF-MS file format
  2. You need to check the .CDF-MS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)