File Extension Library

.INX File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Page Layout Files
  • Format: XML

What are .INX files and how to open them?

Can't open .INX 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 .INX file.

What is a .INX file extension?

.INX file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .INX has been classified as Page Layout Files. The format of .INX file is XML.

.INX is Adobe InDesign Interchange File

An INX file is a document exported by Adobe InDesign in XML format. It contains information that completely describes an InDesign (.INDD) file, including pages, page content, text frames, colors, margins, guides, etc.

InDesign CS2 files exported in the INX format can be opened by InDesign CS. All page content and formatting is recognized by InDesign CS except for features that are only available in InDesign CS2. Some of these features include footnotes, SING glyphlets, tracked changes, anchored objects, imported PSD files with layers, and object styles.

To export an InDesign document in the INX format, first choose File→Export. Then select InDesign Interchange from the Formats menu (Mac) or the File Type menu (Windows) and click Save.

List of all softwares that can open the Adobe InDesign Interchange File
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
File Type 2 Inkscape Extension Descriptor File
Developer by: The Inkscape Team Category: Plugin Files Format: XML

Extension (or plugin) descriptor used by Inkscape, an open source vector graphics editor; contains information about the extension, including the name and in-program menu location; also specifies a script for the extension, including the script type, interpreter, location, and variable arguments.

INX files are used for adding capabilities to Inkscape, such as file importers and graphics filters. INX files are stored in an XML format, and are located in the \extensions\ directory of an Inkscape installation.

List of all softwares that can open the Inkscape Extension Descriptor File
File Type 3 Compiled Script
Developer by: Flexera Software Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Contains installation instructions for an InstallShield software installer; referenced by the installation program and is not meant to be opened manually.

Flexera Software, formerly Acresso Software, acquired InstallShield in 2008.

List of all softwares that can open the Compiled Script
Flexera InstallShield

How to fix problems with .INX files

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