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XML file extension

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

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

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

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

✅ Extensible Markup Language File

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

XML Data Package

XHTML Document

Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations

Microsoft InfoPath Form Template

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

🔄 .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:

htm, odg, jpg, bmp, odb, html, txt, docx, pptm, odp, xlsb, xltx, emf, pict, sxw

🚫 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:

XMVB Output File
XBLite Source Code
AutoMate Markup Language Data
Autodesk 3D Studio MAX XML Animation Map
Microsoft Excel Macro Definition
Compressed MusicXML Notation
Microsoft Excel Worksheet
ProWorx NXT Comment Data
FastTracker 2 Music Module
MaxL Script

🔴 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:

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 .xml 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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