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Details of extension .wxi

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .wxi file?
  • Which program can create the .wxi file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .wxi format?
  • What can convert .wxi files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .wxi extension?
WiX Include File .wxi file icon

WiX Include File

WXI file is a Windows Installer XML Include. The Windows Installer XML toolset is a free software toolset that builds Windows Installer (MSI) packages from an XML document. A WXI file is analogous to .h files for C.
Category: Development files
Application: WiX Toolset
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/xml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Windows Installer Package
Microsoft Windows Installer Transform
WiX Source File
WiX Object File
WiX Library File
Windows Installer Exported Database
WiX XML Output File
WiX Debug File
WiX XML Patch File

Other types of files may also use the .wxi file extension. If you have helpful information about .wxi extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .wxi filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

wsi (1), wi (1), wci (1), sxi (1), dxi (1), xwi (1), wzi (1), wx (1), wix (1), wdi (1), wai (1), exi (1), axi (1), xi (1), wxl (1)

Can't open a .wxi file?

If you want to open a .wxi file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .wxi association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wxi

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android