File Extension Library

.WIXPROJ File Extension

  • Developer by: Outercurve Foundation
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .WIXPROJ file?

.WIXPROJ file extension is created by Outercurve Foundation. .WIXPROJ has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .WIXPROJ file is XML.

.WIXPROJ is WiX Project File

File created by the WiX toolset, a Windows installer development program; contains elements such as <Configuration>, <ProductVersion>, <OutputName>, and <OutputPath> necessary to create a .MSI (Windows Installer package) file using the WiX Toolset.

A simple way to create a WIXPROJ file is to type, "msbuild projectfile.wixproj" at the command line (where "projectfile" is the name of the project file). If WiX has been installed, Visual Studio will create a standard msbuild project file. WIXPROJ files can also be created and edited using a text editor.

NOTE: Every WIXPROJ file is accompanied by at least one .WXS file.

List of all softwares that can open the WiX Project File
WiX Toolset
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to Open .WIXPROJ file on different platforms

Open .WIXPROJ File on Windows

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

Open .WIXPROJ File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WIXPROJ 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 .WIXPROJ File on Linux

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

Open .WIXPROJ File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WIXPROJ 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 .WIXPROJ 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 .WIXPROJ files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .WIXPROJ files

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