|File Type||Windows Installer Package|
|File Format||Proprietary (Microsoft)|
|Usage||Runs when opened|
|Popularity||★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Popular|
An MSI file is an installer package that contains the instructions and data required to install a Windows application. The files within the package can be extracted and installed using Microsoft Windows Installer.
About Microsoft Windows Installer
Windows Installer is a utility included with the Windows operating system for installing applications. It extracts files from installer packages and copies them to the locations defined by the installer. The program can be used to install Microsoft software as well as third-party applications. Windows Installer can also be used to remove software that has been previously installed.
|Published||April 22, 2010|