.CDF-MS File Extension

ClickOnce Compiled Manifest File

Developer Microsoft
3.3  |  28 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format Binary

What is a CDF-MS file?

Application support file used by software programs deployed by ClickOnce, a Microsoft technology allowing Windows programs to be run by clicking a link in a webpage; contains properties that are used for running the application.

More Information

A CDF-MS file contains the compiled version of a .MANIFEST file, allowing faster parsing of configuration parameters in the manifest. CDF-MS files store parameters such as the application name, version, description, deployment options, and dependencies. See also .APPLICATION for the deployment manifest description.

NOTE: You shouldn't try to manually modify or delete CDF-MS files since it can cause ClickOnce applications to malfunction.

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Updated December 20, 2012

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