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.XAP File Extension

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Silverlight Application Package
DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategoryExecutable Files
File Format Description

Application package originally created for Microsoft Silverlight (a Web browser plug-in enabling rich media content) but now also used for Windows Phone 7 mobile applications; includes a .XAML file named AppManifest.xaml and may include .DLL files reference by the software; stored in the .ZIP format.

XAP files are commonly used for distributing Windows Phone 7 applications.

Program(s) that open .XAP files
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Windows
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Mac OS
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Windows Phone
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Updated 9/23/2011

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File TypeXACT Project
DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.0 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryDeveloper Files
File Format Description

Project created with the Microsoft Cross-Platform Audio Creation Tool (XACT); saved in a text format and contains the intermediate form of the information produced by XACT; includes complete descriptions of wave banks (.XWB files), sound banks (.XSB files), and global settings (.XGS files).

XAP files can be opened and viewed in a text editor, but they should not be edited manually. Instead, project files should only be modified with XACT.

Program(s) that open .XAP files
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Windows
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Updated 7/16/2009