Solution for “AIR file is damaged” Error report during installation
August 3, 2009 Leave a comment
I have been trying to create a small Air Application in Flex and created the “.air” file successfully, but while installing the application caused some error like ” The application could not be installed because the AIR file is damaged. Try obtaining a new AIR file from the application author “. After some tiresome of searching the internet eventually I got a solution.
Steps to Resolve:
1. Open the .xml file which is automatically created while creating a new project eg: “myproject-app.xml” – usually will be in the name of yourproject (here myproject is the name your project).
2. Change the first line of the file from
3. Clean the project, compile and export again.
4. If the problem still persists reinstall the Adobe Air installed in your system and execute the step 3.