MANIFEST File Extension

File Type

Windows Application Manifest Format




System Files





Basic information about the MANIFEST file

MANIFEST is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. InstallAnywhere is a very common application as a tool for handling MANIFEST files. This is an application developed by Flexera Software, Inc.. In addition, the ClickOnce, Windows Notepad, NotePad++ text editor, Microsoft Visual Studio programs can be used to open files with the MANIFEST extension.

MANIFEST files fall under the System Files category. The MANIFEST file extension can also be found in 323 in other file types and may not be supported by InstallAnywhere or similar programs. The Windows Application Manifest Format file format and the InstallAnywhere program were developed by Microsoft. The Windows Application Manifest Format file was most likely created using the InstallAnywhere program. MANIFEST detailed description

Our tools for working with the MANIFEST file

MANIFEST File Extension

What is a(n) MANIFEST file??

The MANIFEST file extension is used in Windows Applications to store the requirements for the software. This would include data that can be run on the device or required to run an app like hardware info.

The manifest file is essential for every Windows application, allowing it to communicate with other applications and hardware, as well as keeping track of all of its resources.


What tools are available?

We present some basic free online tools that work with MANIFEST. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on MANIFEST files. You will be able to open, preview, edit or convert your MANIFEST file.

MANIFEST File Opener

MANIFEST opener is one of the most used tools. You will learn a few ways to open your MANIFEST file. Opening the MANIFEST file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

MANIFEST File Viewer

MANIFEST Viewer is a type of tool that will allow you to preview the content of a MANIFEST file online, without installing any specialized software. Just go to the link provided and select your file. Next, our system will try to view the contents of the MANIFEST file.

MANIFEST File Converter

If you cannot perform all the operations on the MANIFEST file, you can convert it to a different format. Converting the MANIFEST file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

MANIFEST File Editor

MANIFEST editor allows you to edit the data contained in the file. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the MANIFEST file. Check out our MANIFEST file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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