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

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✅ Extensible Markup Language File

Extensible Markup Language File .xml file icon
The XML file is an Extensible Markup Language document. XML is a simple, very flexible text format derived from SGML (ISO 8879). Originally designed to meet the challenges of large-scale electronic publishing, XML is also playing an increasingly important role in the exchange of a wide variety of data on the Web and elsewhere.
Category: Document files
Application: -
Mime-type: text/xml
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
XML aliases:
XML related links:
XML related extensions:
Newzbin NZB Data

Report Definition Language File

GPS Exchange Format Data

Adobe FrameMaker Interchange Format

Scalable Vector Graphic

Microsoft Office XML Data Source

✅ Cinelerra Video Project

Cinelerra Video Project .xml file icon
The XML file is a Cinelerra Video Project. Cinelerra GG is a free and open source video editing software for Linux.
The XML format description is not yet available
Category: Project files
Application: Cinelerra GG
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
XML aliases:
XML related links:
XML related extensions:

⚠ Be careful with .xml files.

It's important to know that the .xml file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .xml files. Be cautious when dealing with .xml files from unknown sources.

🔄 .xml converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .xml files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .xml file can be converted into one of the following formats:

sxw, emf, dxf, ott, dotm, xbm, sxm, wmf, std, sxc, xlm, xpm, stc, svm, wk1

🚫 The .xml file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aml, cml, dml, ml, mxl, sml, xl, xll, xlm, xm, xmi, xmk, xmm, xmo, xmp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Excel Macro Definition

PowerDynamo Dynascript Script

Adobe XMP Metadata

FastTracker 2 Music Module

OCaml Source Code

Zooming Markup Language

🔴 Can't open a .xml 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:

Select an app to open this .xml file

It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .xml file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:

If you don't know how to change the default app for the .xml file, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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Browser: Abbreviation Application Archive Audio Configuration Data Development Disk Image Document Ebook Font Game Data GIS Graphic Malware Multimedia Other Project Scam Unknown Video
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