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.VSIX File Extension

File TypeVisual Studio Extension

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategoryPlugin Files
FormatZip

Zip

This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.

What is a VSIX file?

Software add-on created for Microsoft Visual Studio, a software development IDE for Windows; saved in a .ZIP format and contains files that extend the functionality of the Visual Studio software; stores a package description as well as binaries and other resources that comprise the extension.

More Information

Visual Studio extensions can be installed using the Extension Manager UI within the software.

NOTE: You can use the Visual Studio 2010 SDK to create VSIX extensions.

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Updated 11/30/2017

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