File Type Generic IconWindows Application Manifest File
File Format Standard (developed by Microsoft)
Usage Open manually; may run a program or script when opened
Popularity ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆  Average

XML document that updates an older Windows program to use the Windows XP or Windows Vista interface; binds the application to the Comctl32.dll version 6, which gives the program the newer Windows XP/Vista appearance; also describes the dependencies that an application uses, such as the Windows common control DLLs referenced by the program.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

IconMicrosoft ClickOnce

IconMicrosoft Notepad

Updated March 26, 2007
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference