The most commonly used .xap file type: Microsoft Windows Phone and Microsoft Silverlight application
Have you had trouble opening the xap file on your computer? What are xap files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
Xap files can be found as part of Microsoft Silverlight application. Installation packages.
XAP file is a compressed ZIP file that contains all the necessary files for a Microsoft Silverlight or Windows Phone application.
This includes the application's executable file, resources, DLL files, and other data needed for the application to run. The XAP file format is used for distributing and installing applications on Windows Phone and Silverlight platforms. It is similar to the .APPX file used for Windows Store apps.
IDE for creating programs, or websites and web applications
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An operating system for smart mobile phones based on Windows NT kernel
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Files with xap extension are used by Microsoft XACT program for one of its default file types. It is a document project saved in a text file format.
Open xap file with: Microsoft XACT
Files with xap file extension might also be potentially found as old scripts for Xbox 360 video console. Not related to later Silverlight or XACT packages.
Open xap file with: We are sorry, there is currently no software link record to open this xap file type in the database.
Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.
Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.
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