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.XPI File Extension

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File TypeMozilla Installer Package

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CategoryPlugin Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Compressed installation archive used by various Mozilla applications, including Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey; may contain the primary components installed with the software, or may contain an software extension, such as a Web-browser plug-in.

More Information

XPI files can often be installed by simply dragging and dropping the file onto an open Web browser window. The Mozilla software uses a component called XPInstall, (which includes Mozilla installer script) to install the XPI packages.

Program(s) that open .XPI files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla SeaMonkey
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla SeaMonkey
Linux LogoLinux
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla SeaMonkey
Updated 1/17/2012