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XL file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .xl file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .xl file?
  • What program do I need to open a .xl file?
  • How can the .xl file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .xl files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

0 extension(s) and 2 alias(es) found in database

✅ Microsoft Excel Worksheet

Microsoft Excel Worksheet .xls file icon
XLS file is a Microsoft Excel worksheet. Microsoft Office Excel is a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Excel
Mime-type: application/vnd.ms-excel
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
XLS aliases:
excel, xl
XLS related links:
XLS related extensions:
Comma-Delimited ASCII File

Comma-Separated Values

ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Microsoft Graph Chart

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

✅ XBLite Source Code

XBLite Source Code .x file icon
X file is an XBLite Source Code. XBLite is an offshoot of the XBasic programming language. The XBLite compiler translates programs from source form into assembly language.
Category: Development files
Application: XBLite Compiler
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
X aliases:
xbl, xl
X related links:
X related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object

Caligari TrueSpace Scene

Virtual Reality World

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII

Autodesk 3D Studio Scene

Rhino 3D Model

ArchiCAD 3D Model

Gzip Compressed WRL File

O2C 3D Model

Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data

Other types of files may also use the .xl file extension.

🚫 The .xl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

al, cl, dl, lx, sl, x1, xi, xm, xo, xp, zl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

IconUtils Cursor Library
Zlib Compressed Data
FastTracker 2 Instrument
RenderMan Shader Source
CLwin Project
Money S3 Temporary Data
FastTracker 2 Music Module
S-Lang Source Code
QIP Contact List Data
A-Law Compressed Audio File

🔴 Can't open a .xl file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .xl file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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