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.ADDIN File Extension

File TypeVisual Studio Add-in Definition File

DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is an ADDIN file?

Add-in definition file created by Microsoft Visual Studio, a Windows software development IDE; generated automatically when a new add-in project is created using the Add-In Wizard; contains data used to display the add-in information when using Visual Studio's Add-In Manager component.

More Information

ADDIN files are required in order to register new add-ins in the Add-In Manager. They are typically saved in the folder that was created for the add-in project. ADDIN files are saved using XML formatting.

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Programs that open ADDIN files
Windows
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
Updated 7/8/2010

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