Having trouble opening .cdf-ms extension? Don't panic! This page explains what cdf-ms files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open cdf-ms files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a CDF-MS file?
Cdf-ms file extension has ClickOnce Compiled Manifest file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "misc files" category.
ClickOnce is a technology that allows running MS Windows programs by clicking a link on a webpage. Application support files for this software use the .CDF-MS extension added to them. They contain parameters needed to run the corresponding application. In a CDF-MS file, you will find a compiled .MANIFEST file that assures much quicker parsing of configuration parameters included in the manifest. CDF-MS files may include information about the application name, its version, description, dependencies, and deployment options. CDF-MS files are not meant to be opened or edited by users since any wrong modification might cause malfunctions in ClickOnce.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
- File Type:
- ClickOnce Compiled Manifest File
- Misc Files
How to open CDF-MS file?
Double click the cdf-ms file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .cdf-ms extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.
Method 1: Fix file association errors
Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the cdf-ms extension associations' problem in no time:
- Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
- Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
- Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cdf-ms file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.
Programs that open CDF-MS files
Method 3: Use universal file viewer
In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the cdf-ms file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.