File Type 1 Generic IconCompiled Script
File Format Proprietary (Flexera Software)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Contains installation instructions for an InstallShield software installer; referenced by the installation program and is not meant to be opened manually.

Flexera Software, formerly Acresso Software, acquired InstallShield in 2008.

Open With

IconFlexera InstallShield

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Adobe InDesign Interchange File IconAdobe InDesign Interchange File
File Format Proprietary (Adobe Systems)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

Document exported by Adobe InDesign in XML format; completely describes an InDesign (.INDD) file, including pages, page content, text frames, colors, margins, guides, etc.

InDesign CS2 files exported in the INX format can be opened by InDesign CS. All page content and formatting is recognized by InDesign CS except for features that are only available in InDesign CS2. Some of these features include footnotes, SING glyphlets, tracked changes, anchored objects, imported PSD files with layers, and object styles.

To export an InDesign document in the INX format, first choose File→Export. Then select InDesign Interchange from the Formats menu (Mac) or the File Type menu (Windows) and click Save.

Open With

IconAdobe InDesign


IconAdobe InDesign

Updated May 2, 2014
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference