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Details of the .xla file extension

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

  • What is the .xla file?
  • What program do I need to open a .xla file?
  • How can the .xla file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .xla?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .xla extension?
  • How can I convert .xla files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .xla?

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.xla file extension details

Microsoft Excel VBA Add-in

Microsoft Excel VBA Add-in .xla file icon
XLA file is a Microsoft Excel VBA Add-in. Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is an implementation of Microsoft Visual Basic, an event driven programming language and associated integrated development environment which is built into most Microsoft Office applications.
XLA format description not yet available
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Excel
Mime-type: application/vnd.ms-excel
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
XLA aliases:
XLA related links:
XLA related extensions:
Microsoft Works Spreadsheet

Quattro Pro Spreadsheet

Microsoft Excel Toolbar

Microsoft Excel Chart File

Microsoft Excel Dialogue

Microsoft Excel XLS Backup

Microsoft Excel Macro

Microsoft Excel Worksheet

Microsoft Excel Template

Microsoft Excel VBA Module

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

.xla file extension error

The .xla file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

xma, xlx, xlz, xlw, lxa, la, ala, xia, sla, xa, dla, xpa

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Xbox 360 Native Audio
XoloX File
SAP BO Xcelsius Add-On Package
XBLite Source Code
Java Class
Microsoft Excel Worksheet
Open Language Tools XLIFF Archive
Crossword Power Tools Crosswords Library
Lossless Audio Compressed Data
Microsoft Excel Workbook
open .xla file

Can't open a .xla 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 .xla file association, check the FAQ.

.xla file extension

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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