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MSIX is now a native file format in Windows 10

MSIX is now a native file format in Windows 10

With the latest Insider Preview build 18956, Microsoft made sideloading of MSIX apps obsolete. Now this format is fully supported by the OS, and works as a native executable format, the same way Windows 10 handles *.exe files.

MSIX Packaging Tool Insider Preview Feb 2019 Now available

MSIX Packaging Tool Insider Preview Feb 2019 Now available

MSIX is a brand new packaging format created by Microsoft. MSIX combines the features of the installer format used by Store apps and the classic MSI file packaging format. The new MSIX format supports all types of Windows apps including Desktop apps (Win32), .NET apps and Store (UWP) apps which used AppX.

More details about Microsoft’s new MSIX packaging format

More details about Microsoft’s new MSIX packaging format

During Microsoft's Ignite 2018 conference, the company shared more details about its brand new packaging format, MSIX. MSIX combines the features of the installer format used by Store apps and the classic MSI file packaging format. The new MSIX format supports all types of Windows apps including Desktop apps (Win32), .NET apps and Store (UWP) apps which used AppX.

Microsoft has introduced a new MSIX packaging format

Microsoft has introduced a new MSIX packaging format

Today, during the Windows Developer Day event, Microsoft has announced a new app format. The format is called "MSIX file". It combines the features of Store apps and the classic MSI file packaging format. The new MSIX format will support all types of Windows apps including Desktop apps (Win32), .NET apps and Store (UWP) apps.