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Details of extension .xpi

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .xpi file?
  • Which program can create the .xpi file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .xpi format?
  • What can convert .xpi files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .xpi extension?
Mozilla XPInstall Package .xpi file icon

Mozilla XPInstall Package

The XPI file is a Mozilla XPInstall Package. XPInstall is a technology used by the Mozilla Application Suite, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird and other XUL-based applications for installing Mozilla extensions that add functionality to the main application. An XPI installer module is a ZIP file that contains an install script or a manifest at the root of the file, and a number of data files.
Category: Archive files
Application: Mozilla Firefox
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-xpinstall
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Xilinx ISE PAR Summary Data .xpi file icon

Xilinx ISE PAR Summary Data

The XPI file is a Xilinx ISE PAR Summary Data. Xilinx ISE is a complete ECAD (electronic computer-aided design) application.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: Xilinx ISE
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Xilinx XST Synthesis Report
Xilinx MAP Report
Xilinx ISE Synplicity Report
Xilinx ISE ReportGen Delay Information
Xilinx ISE Native Generic Database
Xilinx ISE Project
Xilinx ISE Internal Data
Xilinx ISE VHDL Source Code
Xilinx ISE Verilog Source Code

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .xpi filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cpi (1), zpi (1), xpo (1), xpk (1), xp (1), xli (1), xi (1), pxi (1), dpi (1), api (1), xpu (1), xpl (1), xpj (1), xoi (1), xip (1)

Can't open a .xpi file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xpi

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