.INX File Extension

The Inkscape Team
File Type:
Inkscape Extension Descriptor File

Having trouble opening .inx extension? Don't panic! This page explains what inx files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open inx files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a INX file?

Inx file extension has Inkscape Extension Descriptor file type, developed by The Inkscape Team, which is associated with the "plugin files" category.

Associated with Inkscape, the file saves information about the extension, such as name, location in the program menu, etc., using XML formatting. It may also contain script specifications for the extension, which include its type, location, variable arguments, and more.

INX files may also be applied to expand Inkscape functions, including graphics filters, file importers, and others. They are typically saved within the \extensions\ directory of an Inkscape installation.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

inx file icon
The Inkscape Team
File Type:
Inkscape Extension Descriptor File
Plugin Files

How to open INX file?

Double click the inx 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 .inx 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 inx 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the inx 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 INX 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 inx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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