File Extension Library

.WIXPDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Outercurve Foundation
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .WIXPDB file?

.WIXPDB file extension is created by Outercurve Foundation. .WIXPDB has been classified as Developer Files.

.WIXPDB is WiX Debug File

File created by the WiX toolset, a Windows installer development program; generated by the linker tool for every final output; contains debugging information.

The output WIXPDB file is created by the PdbOutputFile string parameter. This common WiX MSBuild parameter indicates to the linker to create the WIXPDB file. The parameters are used by the Light tool, which is included in the WiX Toolset.

The PdbOutputFile parameter is contained in the PropertyGroup parameter, which is located in the .WIXPROJ file. The following is an example:


List of all softwares that can open the WiX Debug File
WiX Toolset

How to Open .WIXPDB file on different platforms

Open .WIXPDB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .WIXPDB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .WIXPDB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .WIXPDB files" Press "Ok"

Open .WIXPDB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WIXPDB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .WIXPDB File on Linux

Right click on the .WIXPDB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .WIXPDB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WIXPDB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .WIXPDB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .WIXPDB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .WIXPDB files

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