.WINMD File Extension

Windows Metadata File

Developer Microsoft
3.3  |  7 Votes
Category Developer Files
Format N/A

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.

More Information

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 August 11, 2017

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