Open MXI files

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Have you encountered a problem with a MXI file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a MXI file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your MXI file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is MXI file?

The file extension MXI marks so-called extension information files for the website editor Adobe Dreamweaver and the graphics editor Adobe FireWorks. Mxi files contain information about extensions or plugins that have the extension mxp. Mxi files are XML files that describe a related extension.

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With plugins programs can be added to new functionalities, for example the import and export of new formats.

mxp and MXI files can be installed by double-clicking. The opening Adobe Extension Manager can also be opened in Dreamweaver via the menu 'Help-> Manage Extensions'. Here you can install an extension via 'File-> Install extension'. The MXI file can also be used for installation if the mxp file is in the same directory and has the same name.

If you select an extension in the Extension Manager list, you will also see the description from the MXI file. Mxi and mxp files are usually located together in the user folder under 'C: UsersUsernameAppDataRoamingAdobeExtension ManagerConfigurationExtensions'.

Programs which can open a MXI file

How to open file with MXI extension?

In order to open a file with MXI extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening MXI file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with MXI files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Dreamweaver or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening MXI files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support MXI files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of MXI files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Dreamweaver as the default program for opening MXI files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate MXI files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Dreamweaver applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Dreamweaver has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with MXI files

Sometimes problems with opening MXI files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • MXI files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open MXI files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • MXI file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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