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Get-AppxPackageManifest

Get-AppxPackageManifest

Gets the manifest of an app package.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Get-AppxPackageManifest [-Package] <String> [[-User] <String> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-AppxPackageManifest cmdlet gets the manifest of an app package. An app package has an .appx file name extension. The manifest is an .xml document that contains information about the package, like the package ID.

Parameters

-Package<String>

Specifies an AppxPackage object or the full name of a package. To get the manifest of a package on the computer that is not installed for the current user, you must run this command by using administrator permissions. Wildcards are permitted.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-User<String>

Specifies a user. This cmdlet gets the manifest of packages that are installed for the user that this parameter specifies. To get the list of packages for a user profile other than the profile for the current user, you must run this command by using administrator permissions. The user name can be in one of these formats:

-- domain\user_name
-- user_name@fqn.domain.tld
-- user_name
-- SID-string


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AppxPackage[]

    This cmdlet accepts an array of AppxPackage objects that contain information, including the full name of the app package.


Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • System.XML.XMLDocument

    This cmdlet returns a read-only .xml document that contains information about the app package, like the package ID.


Examples

Example 1: Get the manifest for an app package

This command gets the manifest for an app package named package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe.


PS C:\> Get-AppxPackageManifest -Package "package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe"

Example 2: Get the application ID for an app package

This command gets the application ID for an app package that has the string WinJS in the name.


PS C:\> (Get-AppxPackage -Name "*WinJS*" | Get-AppxPackageManifest).package.applications.application.id

Example 3

This command gets the capabilities for an app package that has the string ZuneMusic in the name.


PS C:\> (Get-AppxPackage -Name "*ZuneMusic*" | Get-AppxPackageManifest).Package.Capabilities

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