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.WINMD File Extension

File TypeWindows Metadata File

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What is a WINMD file?

File created using the Microsoft Interface Definition Language (MIDL); contains metadata that represents the API for customized Windows Runtime components; written in the DLL file format but does not have to contain code like traditional .DLL files; its format is used by the .NET framework.

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To create the WINMD file, use the MIDLRT compiler.

WINMD files are located in C:\Windows\System32\WinMetadata\.

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Programs that open WINMD files

Updated 8/11/2017

About WINMD Files

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