What is a .ISD File And How To Open It – Flexera Software (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .isd extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .isd file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .ISD file?

The file extension .ISD stands for Flexera InstallShield Dialog Box File. This file extension was developed by Flexera Software.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .isd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .ISD file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .ISD file on various operating systems.

How to open a .ISD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .isd file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Flexera InstallShield software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ISD file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Flexera InstallShield software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .ISD file?

If you cannot open the .ISD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .ISD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ise – Flexera Software, .ise – Xilinx, .isf – Inspiration, .ish – ISH Compressed Archive, .ish1 – FableVision. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .ISD file with the Flexera InstallShield program on Windows.