.MANIFEST - File Extension for Windows Manifest Files

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What is MANIFEST? MANIFEST is used as the file extension for Windows Manifest files. .MANIFEST files are XML files that are used mainly to store dependencies of older versions of DLL on Windows systems. See the sample .MANIFEST file included below.

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File Extension: .MANIFEST

MIME Type: text/xml

File Content: Windows Manifest

.MANIFEST files are Windows Manifest files. Here is a sample .MANIFEST Windows Manifest file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<assembly xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v3" manifestVersion="1.0" 
  description=".NET Framework component" 
  displayName=".NET Framework aspnet_compiler.Resources" 
  copyright="Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved." 
  isolated="false">
  <assemblyIdentity name="aspnet_compiler.Resources" version="6.1.7600.16385" 
  processorArchitecture="msil" language="en-us" 
  publicKeyToken="b03f5f7f11d50a3a" />
</assembly>

.MANIFEST Windows Manifest file sample: Click sample.manifest to download.

Since .MANIFEST files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

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