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.AIU File Extension

File TypeAdvanced Installer Updates Configuration File

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What is a AIU file?

Configuration file that contains information about an update to a program installed with Advanced Installer; typically provided to clients via a software company's website; used to check if users have the latest version of the software installed and provides updates if necessary.

More Information

AIU files are saved in a plain text format and begin with the line:


All AIU files contain the name of the program, the URL of the latest installer, the file size, and the path to the installation directory. They may also include a description of the installer, a list of features, bug fixes, the registry key, and the number of the current version.

Common AIU Filenames

updates.aiu - configuration file that is usually downloaded directly from a website

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Programs that open AIU files

Updated 10/4/2012

About AIU Files

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